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NYPD Officer Gives Shirt to Homeless Man

December 16, 2013  | 

A warmhearted NYPD officer on patrol near the UN gave a shivering homeless man the sweatshirt off his back Friday, the New York Post reports.

Officer Carlos Ramos, who turns 29 on Saturday and works anti-crime and counterterrorism for the Transit Bureau, removed his navy blue Champion sweatshirt from under his coat and uniform and handed it to Robert William at around 9 a.m.

The gift comes a year NYPD Officer Larry De¬Primo bought a pair of $100 Skechers boots for a shoeless homeless man on a frigid night in Times Square.

“He gave it to me. He said, ‘Don’t worry about it,’ ” William told The Post moments later — still sitting on the sidewalk outside the Robert Moses Park dog run near East 42nd Street and the FDR Drive.

Tags: NYPD, Homeless, Officer Kindness


Comments (5)

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Jeffrey Silva @ 12/16/2013 4:04 PM

Heaert warming. Interesting, predictable and sad that Stop & Frisk garners national attention from poeple who, on balance, probably don't have the vaguest notion about its constitutional premise or a practical and lawful application. This story, on the other hand, while covered, is done so with only a fraction of the zeal.

Kudos to that officer. He showed the world what inside the profession we already know to be true - cops care, period.

Boston @ 12/16/2013 6:24 PM

Outstanding Officer Ramos. I salute you!

B U C K @ 12/17/2013 12:47 AM

This Peace Officer is a GREAT example of what MOST of them are . Great
peoples doing a hell of a TOUGH job,I wouldn't do with a Beautiful Heart .
RIGHT ON SIR ! RIGHT ON ! May all of you have a Safe and Healthy
Christmas . :-)

B U C K @ 12/17/2013 12:53 AM

This Officer examplifies what MOST of them are . Great Peoples doing a TOUGH job I'd never do . They have a Beautiful Heart ! RIGHT ON SIR !
RIGHT ON ! May you & ALL Officers have a safe and Healthy Christmas , so you can go home to your Families . :-)

Clint @ 12/25/2013 4:43 PM

Hahaha funny they only do things like this when a camera or a reporter is around

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