When a struggling single mother was caught shoplifting at a Miami supermarket, the officer who responded made an on-the-spot judgment call; instead of a ride to the police station, the officer gifted the mother a cart full of groceries and an escort home.
Jessica Robles told the officer she didn’t have the money to pay for food for her daughter and two young sons. She had walked out of the Publix supermarket with a cart containing $300 worth of groceries, bypassing the checkout and heading straight for her car.
Officer Vicki Thomas, a 23-year veteran of the police force, asked Robles whether she had food at home. “I looked at her in her face, and I told her, ‘Not at all,’” Robles later told CNN… The Epoch Times