- Denise Pope took a photo of a cop helping her father-in-law get down a set of stairs
- She expressed appreciation for the cop's kind help
- The photo has inspired a number of social media users in South Africa
A police officer has won praise for kindly helping a man in crutches get down a set of stairs recently.
A Facebook user, Hennie Muller, posted a photo of the heartwarming gesture on Positive Racial Testimonies in SA's Facebook page, Briefly.co.za gathered. He captioned it:
Police are not all bad; most are good. Denise Pope wrote, 'That's my father-in-law the guy in blue is helping. Thanks guys.'
The officer's identity remains unclear, as is where the incident took place. Nevertheless, the image has inspired a number of South Africans on social media.
Commenters applauded the policeman for going out of his way to help Denise's father-in-law, touting him as a good example.
Roslyn Rose wrote:
It's the rotten apples that give others a bad name, and cause them to suffer stress-related illnesses.
Zjaan Burmeister also said:
It's a stressful job and they need our full physical and spiritual support. On visiting Bayswater police station on Sunday I was requested to ask my church congregation to please pray for the police.
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