Everyone stared at this cop when he walked in. Then he wrote this online.
A Florida police officer’s Facebook post has recently gone viral, describing an experience in a local restaurant. He says he stopped by before starting his shift, and had an unexpected encounter at the register.
Read his post below.
I walked into this restaurant to get breakfast before heading to work my detail. As I enter, all eyes are fixed on me. I could only imagine what was going through the minds of the people inside the restaurant with all the negativity surrounding law enforcement officials.
Nonetheless, I proceed to the cash register and placed my order. No sooner than my total flashed across the screen, this little kid said: “I’m gonna pay for his [breakfast].”
Shocked and flattered. I declined and his parents insisted, saying “when you walked into the door, he insisted on buying your breakfast because he appreciates the thankless job you do!” It’s a good thing I had on my Oakley’s because I really teared up.
In closing, I really appreciated this kind act by this kid and the fine qualities being instilled in him by his parents!
A beautiful act by a young man who’s definitely being raised the right way. The post has since been shared thousands of times — Let’s keep it going.
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