The Up-Beat: Rapper teams up with Iowa PD and 4 more P1 posts cops loved
Here's what made PoliceOne's Facebook audience smile this week
By PoliceOne Staff
Facebook recently launched a new extension of their ‘like’ feature that allows readers to more accurately express their feelings about a story – something police officers aren’t shy about doing. Below are the most ‘loved’ posts of the week from PoliceOne's Facebook page, from the LE community's viral campaign honoring a slain rookie officer to a hip-hop artist's show of support for cops.
5. Photo: Married cops remind community to think before they speak
A married LE couple posted a viral photo of themselves smiling in a cruiser on Thanksgiving Day in a message to the public about the importance of remembering cops aren't just a badge and a gun. The couple has four daughters and gave up their Thanksgiving “so the community would be safe.”
4. Photo by Baltimore officer of boy praying over homeless man goes viral
A powerful gesture by a Baltimore teen captured the attention of the nation after a police officer – in awe of the teen’s kind act – snapped a photo of the moment and posted it on Facebook.
3. Photos: Md. officer rescues wounded bald eagle
A Maryland officer received high praise this week for what is arguably one of the most American acts of kindness we’ve ever covered: rescuing an injured bald eagle.
2. Photos: Cops honor slain rookie officer with #MyFirstDay viral campaign
The tragic killing of Officer Ashley Guindon struck a somber chord with the LE community. As a tribute, cops nationwide shared photos of their first days on the force across social media – including on our Facebook post about the campaign.
1. Video: Hip hop artist teams up with Iowa police in 'All Lives Matter' music video
In show of support for cops facing tough times across the nation, hip hop artist Will Keeps partnered up with the Des Moines police department to make a music video aimed at promoting unity.