Photo credit: 9/11 Memorial staff
Accession Number: C.2011.989.1
Dimensions: 6.5 in X 12 in X 14.5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 16.51 cm X 30.48 cm X 36.83 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Detective Tony Favara, NYPD Emergency Service Unit
Plastic hard hat with cap-style brim and interior ratchet suspension with a headlamp attached to the front of the hat. The hard hat is blue with the NYPD Emergency Squad logo on the front featuring an emergency vehicle and printed text: "POLICE | EMERGENCY | SQUAD." "POLICE | EMERGENCY" is printed in white on both sides of the hat. The hat is covered in a variety of trade, agency, and commemorative stickers, many patriotic in nature. On the back of the hard hat is a piece of duct tape with "FAVARA E6" written in black marker.
NYPD Detective Tony Favara of Emergency Service Unit 6 wore this blue shell hard hat when he responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and during the recovery period.