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Trending topics: When cops connect with kids

By PoliceOne Staff

We all need someone to look up to. In this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we highlight instances where police officers connected with kids — through rescues, a pick-up game of basketball and a heartwarming moment after a frightening event. All five stories have one thing in common — police officers leaving a positive influence on the next generation. Check them out and add your thoughts below.

Texas cop rescues autistic child from busy road

A North Texas mother is calling a police officer a hero after he saved her son from a dangerous situation.


NY cop attends wedding of girl he saved 2 decades ago

In December 1993, Sergeant Barca responded to a house call that came in for a child not breathing.


Ind. SWAT cop connects with kids after nearby standoff

After what children saw as a very scary situation, an IMPD SWAT officer took the time to make sure they knew the police were there to protect them.

Bystander catches Va. cop's good deed at daycare

The officer scooped up children getting off a school bus, two at a time, and carried them through deep water to their day care.

Pickup game between Mo. cops, kids goes viral

The officers said taking 30 minutes to play isn’t that rare; it just happened to be captured on camera.



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