Captain David Delaney, Captain James Garvey, C.O.'s Thomas Alanzo, Leonard Arena.
coordinated the entire effort, but he
is quick to say that he
really didn't do anything.
gives complete credit to the men.
A steady 4 p.m.-Midnight man, Garvey's tour was changed to a 5 a.m.-1 p.m. tour.
arrived on Rikers lsland each morning at 4:30 a.m. to dispatch the buses organize the runs, and to make certain everyone left on time.
acted as a liaison between the Board of Education and the Department
At the end of the day, he
checked the vehicles in, did the paper work and logging for our records, and finished his
day at 7:00 p.m. With pride, he
says they had only three mechanical breakdowns, no accidents, -- not even a single "fender bender" in the five week operation.
Captain Delaney took over when Captain Garvey
returned to his steady tour.