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Illinois Officer Lauded for Kindness to Mentally Disabled Woman

July 27, 2015
The Bloomingdale Police Department responded to a call where a 21-year-old mentally disabled woman had wandered away from her home. Officers found her walking along the roadway, adding that she was "visibly scared and upset and would not come with the police."

Florida Officer's Act of Kindness for Homeless Man Goes Viral

July 23, 2015
Earlier this month, a citizen posted photos on Facebook of Ocala (Fla.) PD Sgt. Erica Hay buying breakfast for a homeless man and sitting down to eat and talk with him. The photos of this kind act went viral.

Black Police Chief Assists Man in Neo-Nazi Apparel at South Carolina Klan Rally

July 20, 2015
It was the powerful image of a black police officer assisting a man wearing a black T-shirt bearing a swastika and struggling in the heat that resonated online.

Minnesota Officer Spends Last Day on the Job Handing Out Gifts to People He Served

July 17, 2015

So after 14 years serving the city as a police officer, Peters spent his last day doing just that. Using his own money, Peters, who lives in Andover, said he purchased five gift cards from Target and five gift cards from the grocery chain Cub Foods worth $50 each and handed them out to strangers in Brooklyn Center. More Here.

Video: Minnesota Officer Spends Last Day on the Job Handing Out Gifts to People He Served

July 17, 2015
So after 14 years serving the city as a police officer, Peters spent his last day doing just that. Using his own money, Peters, who lives in Andover, Minnesota, said he purchased five gift cards from Target and five gift cards from the grocery chain Cub Foods worth $50 each and handed them out to strangers in Brooklyn Center.

Kansas Officer Buys Baby Supplies for Woman Caught Stealing at Walmart

July 14, 2015
He noticed [what she stole] were necessities like diapers, shoes for the kids, some clothing," Roeland Park public information officer John Demoss told ABC News. "He asked her what the situation was, and she broke down crying."

Minnesota Officer Working to Ensure Safer Encounters Between Police and Autistic People

July 14, 2015
Zink, 45, recently created the Cop Autism Response Education (CARE) Project, as part of a groundbreaking effort to ensure that police calls involving people with autism end safely. His first priority has been getting to know St. Paul families with autistic children and explaining how police respond to domestic violence calls — a not uncommon scenario involving those with an autism spectrum disorder. His second is helping police find quieter and gentler ways to defuse those calls.

Boston Officer Helps Man Tie Necktie

July 7, 2015
The officer was on his regular tour of duty in Hyde Park, and the man was on his way to church. The problem was he didn’t know how to tie his necktie.

Video: Ohio Deputy Surprises 9-Year-Old Running Lemonade Stand With Tablet

June 26, 2015
On Monday, Lake County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Zach Ropos stopped by 9-year-old Gabrielle's lemonade stand while on patrol. When she said she was saving up for a tablet, he bought her one.

Ohio Deputy Surprises 9-Year-Old Running Lemonade Stand With Tablet

June 26, 2015

Lake County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Zach Ropos stopped by 9-year-old Gabrielle's lemonade stand while on patrol in Painesville, Ohio, about 30 miles northeast of Cleveland. When he found out she was saving up to buy a tablet, he bought one for her. More Here.

Boy Saved by Massachusetts State Trooper in 1983 Grows Up to Join the Force

June 25, 2015
Kucha, not even a year old, was in his car seat, riding with his mom and dad to Logan 
International Airport to pick up his grandfather. Traffic was heavy as the Burlington family exited the tunnel. Kucha began having convulsions, his eyes rolling into the back of his head.

Colorado Officer Comforts Toddler After Her Father was Killed in Crash

June 23, 2015

Struck said he was handed the little girl, around 2-years-old, by another first-responder. The little girl's father was the man who died in the crash. More Here.

Video: Colorado Officer Comforts Toddler After Her Father was Killed in Crash

June 23, 2015
Struck said he was handed the little girl, around 2-years-old, by another first-responder. The little girl's father was the man who died in the crash.

Virginia Officer Helps Homeless Family, Inspires Others

June 18, 2015
Officer Wylie directed the man to pull his van over to the Wawa gas pumps and proceeded to pull out his own wallet and use his own credit card to fill up this man’s van.

Los Angeles County Deputy Donates Liver to Save Partner's Life

June 4, 2015
A 24-year veteran sheriff’s deputy at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility who thought he was facing death because he couldn’t find a donated liver will get one today -- from a fellow deputy.

Texas Officer Who Notified Teen of Parents' Death Attends His Graduation

June 2, 2015

Lt. Eric Ellison of the Orange (Texas) Police Department was tasked with telling 18-year-old Kazzie Portie his parents died on May 24 when a pickup truck smashed into their motorcycle. More Here.

Video: Texas Officer Who Notified Teen of Parents' Death Attends His Graduation

June 2, 2015
Lt. Eric Ellison of the Orange (Texas) Police Department was tasked with telling 18-year-old Kazzie Portie his parents died on May 24 when a pickup truck smashed into their motorcycle.

Video: Photo of Virginia Trooper Helping Stranded Driver Goes Viral

May 20, 2015
A Virginia State Trooper received Facebook praise from a worried mother over the way he took care of her stranded son. Trooper Matt Okes spent hours with the 20-year-old student to make sure he was safe on the dark and busy road.

Photo of Virginia Trooper Helping Stranded Driver Goes Viral

May 20, 2015

A Virginia State Trooper received Facebook praise from a worried mother over the way he took care of her stranded son. When Joseph Owusu's car got a flat tire while the Virginia Tech student drove home from school last week, Trooper Matt Okes spent hours with the 20-year-old student to make sure he was safe on the dark and busy road. More Here.

Dallas Officer Drives 11 Hours to Play Superman for Boy with Cancer

May 1, 2015
Dallas police Senior Cpl. Damon Cole saw an online picture of Bryce, dressed up as Superman for Halloween. Cole has a 7-year-old of his own — a daughter — and was touched by Bryce’s story. He wanted to do something to help the boy and his family.
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