NYPD officer’s kindness sparks online sensation

A tourist's snapshot of a New York City police officer…

A tourist’s snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation.

Jennifer Foster, a tourist from Florence, Ariz., took a cellphone picture of Officer Larry DePrimo giving the man the all-weather boots and socks on a frigid night in Times Square on Nov. 14.

The image was posted on the NYPD’s Facebook page and became an instant hit. More than 325,000 users “liked” his generosity as of Thursday morning.

Read more at The Washington Post

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  • Oz

    GOD bless him!!!

  • EGS

    awesome.

  • Freddie Mac

    As a former LEO, these acts of generosity by law enforcement happen way more than the public ever knows about. Nice to see for once, the other side of what cops do.