Ernestina Ortiz was traveling with her two children and ended up stranded in Sacramento, Ca. without enough money to return home nor did she have enough money for lodging. Not knowing where to turn and fearing sleeping on the streets with her children she was lucky that Sacramento Police officer Edwin Nonog found them downtown and that Sacramento Police Cares.
On August 12th 2015 5 year old Jakeem Brown witnessed his mother Whitney Brown’s murder on the streets on North St. Louis, Mo. The child witnessed a double homicide that evening and has been staying with relatives since. But it is not only relatives that are concerned about the trauma that has been inflicted on the child.
Ruth Corbin who is 82 years old and lives in Louisiana was making literally perhaps the most important trip of her life during which what could go wrong did. She was on the way to see her 92 year old sister who was dying when she was involved in an accident. Leaving the car totaled she had rented in the regional airport she had flown into. Alone, stranded and several hours away from her destination she was naturally too upset to continue on with her somber errand.
The Dallas Morning News reported that a family of 4 were driving through the Oak Cliff area when their car was struck by gunfire from three individuals. One of the occupants of the vehicle a 4 year old child was struck in the leg with two bullets. The child’s mother attempted to halt the bleeding with a tee shirt but was unsuccessful. having knowledge of a large Police presence at a downtown event at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center the parents rushed in that area looking for officials for help.
While on the way for breakfast Sgt. Erica Hay being the trained observer that she is noticed a homeless man sitting on a curb and took action. Unknown to her a TiAnna Greene witnessed what the Ocala, Fl. Officer was about to do and took photos of the incident. TiAnna posted the photos to her facebook account and people took notice.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
I am betting that one of Chicago’s Finest was once a boy scout!
Unknown Chicago Officer helps an elderly man cross the street.
The Woodstone Apartments located in Charlotte, N.C. was once a place inhabited by drug dealers and some oft he dregs of the area. Children who resided there learned quickly to avoid or fear the Police because of the negative impact they saw when Officers arrived.
But that has all changed. Officers there now are taking a more active role with the community after cleaning up the drug problem and are greeted warmly by the kids and residents. Everyone has benefited in the community from these efforts.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. Dispatch receives a call from a motorist on Interstate 5 in Mount Vernon who is having some difficulty. The caller was taking her pregnant daughter who was having labor pains to Skagit Valley Hospital. However when less than one mile from the hospital they could no longer continue.
Orlando, Fl. Police are under scrutiny for current events as are many Departments across our nation. However the simple acts of kindness very often go unnoticed. It takes a citizen like Clyde King of Orlando to write a letter to the Orlando Sentinel to get any attention at all.
July 27, 2015 Ansonia, Ct. Police Officer Michael Castillo responded to a fight in progress call outside the local target Store. Upon his arrival he found a group of kids, not fighting but rather having other problems. After a brief discussion that was witnessed by Faith Bisson Taylor Officer Castillo set about the task of taking corrective measures.