Photo credit: Michael Hnatov
Accession Number: C.2010.285.41
Dimensions: 5.75 in X 1 in
Dimensions (Metric): 14.605 cm X 2.54 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Detective David Brink, NYPD ESU
Mini Maglite brand black flashlight.
On 9/11, New York City Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit (ESU) teams responded to the unfolding disaster at the World Trade Center. These teams are trained to assist people trapped or injured in dangerous settings. Officer David Brink, assigned to ESU Squad 3, based in the Bronx, wore this flashlight on his utility belt as he joined rescue efforts in the North Tower.