These boaters didn't mind being stopped for a safety check, given how dangerous the water can be. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Officers Warn Boaters to be Ready for Anything on the Water

The week leading up to Memorial Day Weekend is National Safe Boating Week, as many boaters get back on the water for the first time this season. On the Chesapeake Bay, natural resources police want you to be prepared for the unexpected. Cheryl Costello goes on patrol with an officer who responded to a dramatic boat explosion this month that had a positive outcome. Watch below: