Officers Come Together To Help Young Mother Fleeing An Ab-usive Relationship – Video


Po-lice officers are very compassionate people, and many go above the call of duty to help members of the communities they serve who are in need. Case in point, some Dallas-area officers took it upon themselves to help a young mother who had fled from an rude relationship. Most heartwarming of all was the response from their fellow officers as they all rallied together to help the woman.

Responding to a call

The two officers, with the Dallas Po-lice Department, had just finished up a call at an apartment complex when they got an invitation from a friendly two-year-old. The child invited them inside her apartment where they met her mother.

After talking, the two officers, both of them women, were able to connect on a personal level with the mother of six. She had fled an rude relationship and now lived in an apartment with her children. Looking around, the officers discovered that the place had hardly any furnishings. The mother told them that even after months, she had been unable to afford to furnish the apartment. The family was even reusing old Styrofoam plates.

Wanting to help out

Forced to return to their job, the woman’s plight bothered the two officers for the rest of their shift. As they finished up their shift, they both knew what was going to happen. “So, we’re coming back aren’t we?” one officer recounted saying in an interview with CBSDFW.

Other officers chip in as well

The two officers talked to their fellow officers, who were more than willing to help. Some even offered their time and labor outside of their regular job. In the end, the contributions were way more than they expected. The two officers were able to generate enough money to buy essentials and other members of the force brought over more than a few gifts.

The family was grateful for the help

To say the mother and her children were stunned is an understatement. “We told the children, ‘This is where you’re going to be sleeping.’ The excitement on their face was so heartfelt we had to fig-ht back tears,” one of the officers said.

The two officers have a deep-felt love for the community that they serve and wanted to use their badge and the platform it gave them to help improve the lives of those in it. “For me, it’s part of my job description. I think it’s part of my heart,” one of the officers said. In a show of empathy for a mother down on her luck,

the officers at the Dallas Po-lice Department proved that officers are more than simply upholders of the law; they are also caring members of their community. “I wish I could do more than say thank you to everyone that contributed to me and my children. We love y’all and really love the things you gave us,” the mother said. “We are very much appreciative and grateful for you guys helping us.”

This is how people reacted to this post:

JohnNow this is what I want to see in the news!! Not all cops are bad! But the Bad cops make the Good cops look bad and put their lives in dan-ger. Awesome job of showing humanity how to treat people!

Lori clay These officers and the officers that donated are wonderful people with great hearts! I am so happy that you went back and did something for this family. You should be proud of yourselves. This was a wonderful act of kindness. God bless everyone involved.

VivienFor the children to see this coming from officers in sure mean a lot. Notice it we’re female cops. We need MORE men to have compassion. I did have two cops make me go to a shelter one night. I wouldn’t have if they didn’t push me a bit and I needed to go.

MargieThose children are going to have sweet dreams tonight! Thank you Officers! What a blessing you are to this family.

God Bless you!! Be Safe out there

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