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Another Good LEO Story. Off Duty Officer Talks Man Off Bridge

Old 09-10-2015, 04:18 PM
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Just thought I would share this here. Pretty good story with video of a Raleigh policeman talking a man out of jumping and then giving him a hug! What an act of kindness!!!

http://abc11.com/976461/

RALEIGH (WTVD) --
Powerful video from a NC DOT camera shows a Raleigh police officer's act of compassion Wednesday evening.

It happened on the Beltline over Wade Avenue just after 7 p.m. when police got a call about a man who was hanging over the edge of the bridge.

Obviously, the man was in distress and needed help. Officer Dan Hicks reached out to the man and developed a rapport with him.

After a short period of time, the man agreed to come off the bridge. That's when Hicks hugged the man for quite some time, then walked the man back to a car.
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Old 09-10-2015, 04:22 PM
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Saw this, excelent story.
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Old 09-10-2015, 04:23 PM
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I was about to post this local story. Good for the RPD!!!
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Old 09-10-2015, 04:26 PM
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Wade Avenue? He would have fallen about 20 feet onto a car stopped in traffic.



Seriously, very cool story.
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Great story about a compassionate human and LEO.
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Short video....but touching.
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Wow! Great story and a great man. Saved a life.
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What? No gunfire? Can't be a real cop.


Seriously, these guys are out there every day doing things like this. Too bad more of this doesn't make the news.
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You'd better stop these positive LE stories, people might get the wrong idea.
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