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Michigan Officer Gives Young Mom Car Seat Instead of a Ticket

October 07, 2014  | 

Emmett Township, Mich., Public Safety Officer Ben Hall was on his patrol Saturday when he pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation. 

When he made contact with the driver, he noticed a small child in the car who was wearing a seat belt but not in a child's car seat. The young mother told Officer Hall that she understood the importance of having the child in a car seat, but could not afford one because of her limited income at the time, KCTV 5 reports. 

Rather than giving the woman a traffic ticket, Officer Hall had her pull into a Walmart parking lot, where he went inside and purchased a car seat for her.


Comments (6)

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Ima Leprechaun @ 10/7/2014 8:57 AM

Great job! Truly thinking outside the box.

kristina @ 10/7/2014 12:15 PM

im so happy to read this story...all I see lately is police brutality videos so sickening...im definitely sharing this story!v

william @ 10/7/2014 5:42 PM

What a really generous thoughtful officer, hope he fitted it for her.

Carlos @ 10/7/2014 6:51 PM

This story can't be true. Why else did we not hear about it from the mainstream media?

Kudos to the Officer!!

TheRookie @ 10/7/2014 9:19 PM

These events are done way more than is reported. Most L.E.O's. aren't publicity seekers.

MSM CNN or CBS must be tracking down what employee(s) allowed a good story about Law Enforcement so they can be disciplined.

Ima Leprechaun @ 10/8/2014 6:31 AM

My agency did this too, we carried them in the trunk but that was 15 years ago, I wonder if they still do it.

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