Video: Oregon Officer Pays Out of Pocket to Aid Homeless Family
July 17, 2014
VIDEO: Oregon Officer Pays Out of Pocket to Aid Homeless Family
On Sunday Portland police Officer Carlos Ibarra got a call to help a family who needed food and a place to stay. He ended up footing the motel bill himself.
The family had seven kids. Dad had driven back to Portland from Arizona, kids in tow, when things didn't work out down south, KATU reports.
Speaking little English, and hoping they might see someone they knew, the family went back to the house they used to live in.
No luck. The house was empty, and with nowhere to go, the family called police.
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
Ima Leprechaun @ 7/19/2014 8:13 AM
This happens a lot everywhere in the USA. Most Officers don't take credit and prefer to remain anonymous. Most police officers really do care about other people.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
On October 18, two suspects trespassed onto the California Highway Patrol's new office in...
"There was a transient female walking down the 2900 block of Connie Drive. She actually...
Magnum police duty boots, including the new Strike Force and Opus models, are built to...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and new NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill have condemned...
A police officer walked away from a frightening explosion Tuesday morning in Newburgh, NY.