- Police officers responded swiftly to a 911 call made by a young boy
- On their way to the scene, they were informed that the call was made by the boy who was hungry and wanted to order pizza
- The 3 cops proceeded to buy and deliver the pizza and the story has gone viral
Police officers Morales, Mejia, and Hernandez responded swiftly to an emergency services call as a young boy dialled 911 for assistance.
Prior to their arrival, the dispatch operator informed them that it was not actually an emergency, but that the boy was hungry and wanted to order a pizza.
The boy, aged five, made the controversial telephone call without his older sister’s knowledge and she explained to the cops that all was well at the residence.
The three officers took the opportunity to educate the boy on the use of the 911 facility, but also proceeded to buy and personally deliver a pizza for him.
The cops posed with the boy in a photo, which was shared by the Sanford Police Department via Facebook.
Briefly.co.za noted the viral reaction as more than 1 000 people liked the news, but not everyone was on the same page.
Kiwika Lewis asked, “Would they have done the same for a little black child or would the horse cops have rode through town with him in toe “Tied to a rope” and then explained why 911 isn’t for pizza Delivery?”
Arlene Quinn said, “911 is for emergencies only! I would have smothered tomato sauce all over this brat’s face!”
Endore Dahmer added, “Meanwhile robberies were committed while they were busy buying pizza for the publicity, and rewarding the family for abusing 911.”
Chriss G Finalis commented, “This is community policing!! This should be lesson to all police! No arrests, no threatening, just positive reinforcement and kindness. I commend these officers and hope that all peace officers follow this example.”
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