Cop who gave boots to homeless man honored

Holbrook resident and NYPD Officer Lawrence DePrimo, who

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Holbrook resident and NYPD Officer Lawrence DePrimo, who rose to fame after buying a pair of socks and boots for a homeless man while on patrol in Manhattan, was honored for his action Tuesday by the Town of Islip. Videojournalist: Jessica Rotkiewicz (Dec. 11, 2012)

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