December 28, 2016
Most cops have heard just about every excuse imaginable for why someone was driving too fast, but I think this might have been a first — the driver didn’t know how to tie his necktie and needed to find someone to help him. Watch this cop go above and beyond the call of duty.
(This happened in the town where I have lived for the past 39 years. Our cops are the best.)
February 21, 2015
In case you missed it, the police department of Harlan City, Kentucky, has issued an arrest warrant for Queen Elsa, whom they are blaming for the unseasonably cold weather.
In other news, the most recent Gallup poll finds that approval for global warming has risen to 63%.
November 28, 2014
A former army paratrooper who is now a police officer took in two young victims of neglect and abuse. First he became their foster father, then he became their real father.
Two engineering students in Brisbane, Australia turned their van into a free mobile laundry service for homeless people.
A navy veteran in Florida came to the rescue of an elderly assault victim, and taught a valuable lesson to the punk who’d assaulted and robbed her.
A hard-working single mom in Cleveland got the surprise of a lifetime one day when she thought she was just going to work.
A couple in Omaha, Nebraska became foster parents to two little boys, whom they promptly fell in love with and adopted… and eventually ended up adopting all six of their sons’ biological brothers as well.
Two cops in Aurora, Colorado came to the aid of an elderly lady whose wallet was stolen while she was shopping for groceries, making sure she got everything that was on her shopping list and paying for it out of their own pockets.
A military couple in Newport News, Virginia responded to a lonely homeless man’s plea for a family to spend Thanksgiving with.
December 25, 2012
Sometimes — not often, but sometimes — I stumble across a story that makes me think humanity may not be a completely lost cause after all. Buzzfeed recently published a collection of such stories under the title 26 Moments That Restored Our Faith in Humanity This Year. Here are a few examples.
The parents who made their son’s wheelchair into the best Halloween costume ever…
People who still had power after Hurricane Sandy sharing with those who had none…
The police officers who made a blind boy’s dream of being a cop come true…
The famous rugby player who visited his biggest fan in the hospital…
(See the rest here. Have the kleenex handy.)