[WATCH] Meet the New York Police Department's Beekeeper Unit

In this recent video from the New York Daily News, meet some New York City police officers who are also beekeepers, maintaining hives on the rooftops of local precincts.

Officers Darren Mays and Michael Lauriano are the NYPD’s Beekeeper Unit. Mays took over the voluntary post after the retirement of Anthony Planakis (a.k.a. Tony Bees) back in 2014. Lauriano joined in a year ago.

Check out the accompanying article for more.

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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