- On Thursday, the SAPS shared photos of police officers helping a community
- The cops helped families in Kimberley after heavy rains caused their homes to flood
- South Africans were inspired by the officers' kindness and applauded them online
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Over the weekend, Kimberley in the Northern Cape experienced heavy rains which led to some homes being flooded.
However, police officers in the area came to the rescue. On Thursday, the SAPS proudly gushed about the cops' kindness.
They were photographed using shovels to make a furrow to divert the water away from the houses.
The post was captioned:
"Police assisted residents of Greenpoint in Kimberley by draining their flooded homes. Kimberley area received torrential rain leading to some places experiencing some floods over the weekend."
Take a look at the post below:
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South Africans were inspired by the post and they applauded the officers in the comment section.
Marius Botes commented:
"Great job. To protect and to serve. This is the type of police officer that we can be very proud of."
Philisiwe Zondo said:
"What they did was beyond their duty call, we applaud you guys keep up the good work, God will bless you and your families."
Peggy De Sousa added:
"SAPS you are amazing. Beyond the call of duty you will go. God bless you."
Dipatleng DF Baloyi wrote:
"Big up and well done team... We are so proud of you, hope every SAPS member can have the same mercy and mentality."
Briefly.co.za previously reported on another inspiring cop. A traffic cop was applauded online after a photo was shared showing him cleaning a street after heavy rainfall.
The officer's small gesture helped motorists drive safely through a damaged part of the road.
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