FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Compression Tactical Bra - Cheata Tactical
Patented technology is designed to provide the stability of 2-3 sports bras,...

Top News

Video: Georgia Trooper's Touching Gesture Helps Orphaned Siblings

November 05, 2015  | 

VIDEO: Georgia Trooper's Touching Gesture Helps Orphaned Siblings

A Georgia State Patrol Trooper went above and beyond the call of duty after four Morgan County children lost both of their parents as they were getting ready to trick-or-treat Saturday, reports WSBTV.

Donald and Crystal Howard left their home in Newborn to buy face paint and Halloween candy. They were killed instantly when their SUV flew off the road and hit a tree.

Trooper Nathan Bradley arrived at the home to break the news of the tragedy.

"Unfortunately, I was greeted by four children in full costumes," Bradley said.

With their grandmother's permission, Bradley didn't tell the children, who ranged in age from 6 to 13, that their parents had died, until the grandmother arrived from Florida the next morning.

Bradley treated Justin, Amaya, Damien, and Travion to dinner, movies, and Halloween candy at the Monroe State Patrol post followed by a sleepover.

"The whole purpose was to preserve their Halloween," said Bradley said.

Bradley also started a GoFundMe page for funeral expenses so that Crystal and Donald can be buried in Florida, where the children are moving in with grandparents.


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Tbow426 @ 11/5/2015 6:45 PM

You make me proud to call you brother.

S.S. @ 11/6/2015 9:30 AM

A truly inspirational story. Trooper Bradley outstanding job. I can't imagine having to break the news to those kids. You went above and beyond the call of duty to help these kids out. I don't think I'll ever forget this story. Yes and of course no mainstream meadia, sharpton, obama, and etc. ect. Great story.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: American Antifa Activist Faces 10 Years Over Attack on French Officers
The protesters are accused of smashing up and then setting fire to a police car while two...
GA Tech Student Raising Funds for Campus Police After Monday Riot
A Georgia Tech student has launched an online fundraising effort to aid campus police...
2 Officers Injured in Rioting at Georgia Tech, 3 Suspects Charged
Two officers were injured and three people face charges after rioting broke out at Georgia...
Court Rules Against Seattle Officers in Use-of-Force Policy Lawsuit
A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday unanimously voted to uphold the Seattle Police...
Protests Expected to Resume Tonight in St. Louis, Following Quiet Monday
Demonstrators outside the jail late Monday criticized authorities for keeping some of...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine