APME has honored the attached photograph as National Member Photo of the Month for September 2012.
Thanks to Carrie Yale at lohud.com/The Journal News for judging this month.
What Carrie had to say about the winning image:
"Dennis was in the right place at the right time and his image was perfectly timed, gritty and tack sharp. While his photograph tells a story, freezes a moment and leaves you feeling sad yet vindicated, it also leaves the viewer wondering what caused this clearly disturbed women to do such a heinous act. This is a strong news photo with enough information to stand on its own but also make you want to know more."
Syracuse police subdue Fatima Darby, 24, at the corner of E. Beard and Beard Place in Syracuse, N.Y. After she threw a pot of flaming grease at firefighters responding to a fire in her apartment. (AP Photo/The Post-Standard, Dennis Nett)