Resident Recognizes Officer’s Act of Kindness

LETTER: It’s not uncommon for police officers to go beyond their call of duty, but it is uncommon for that deed or act to go unrecognized, and sometimes even unnoticed.

The attached letter, was submitted to Police Chief Rob Lawson following a resident’s recent experience with one of Lakewood’s officers.

Click on letter to read.

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  1. Why all the negativity lets commend officer Clarke for a great act of kindness, its people like you who make this world a better place.Thank You

  2. I think with the adrenaline flowing panic increased and possibly could not realize any other solution. Maybe they didn’t have any neighbors. But at the end of the day the officer did the right thing. Which even for a yid can be difficult at times. I know it’s not a big news flash but that day, that moment for that mother it was a stressful event and we as yids should be sensitive and grateful it had a happy outcome. Hashem watches every nook & cranny over us. As a result of this officer this dedicated mommy was able probably to have a better shabbos and serve Hashem when maybe others couldn’t. B”h for all the mothers in lakewood.

  3. Chillul Hashem??? Are u serious?? This was actually the biggest kiddush Hashem . Chief Lawson stated himself how proud he is of this officer, and he hopes that the rest of the police force will try to copy this act of kindness. And btw- if u read the letter again… The baby was a NEWBORN. Size 5 wouldn’t really work. I think this teaches all of us- especially the negative ones..-the concept of APPRECIATING and HAKOROS HATOV!!its nice to say thank you once in a while!!!

  4. I am having a hard time understanding all the negativity in these comments. Everyone is quick to cast judgement on our officers, is an act of kindness that hard to appreciate??

  5. Wow! This is a beautiful story. No, off the top, I don’t quite understand why the mother flagged down an officer. However, what the officer did is really kind so let’s focus on that! Keep it up LPD!

  6. ATT: LKWD how did you derive from any of the post negativity towards the officer?? The negative vibes are towards the people who requested assistance, 1- I’m sure they had 5 neighbors on either side they could have gotten a diaper from! 2- it’s probably not halachicly correct to even ask a officer (I’m no rav I just don’t think it’s right)!

  7. Come on, seriously, come on! You obviously need to learn the definition of a chillul Hashem. Please feel free to go learn prior to posting more ignorant comments, thereby causing a real chillul Hashem and misrepresenting Frum jews. Thank you!

  8. Nice Job. People are so quick to make negative comments. My Daughter did a nice thing for someone she did not know. People need to appreciate the little things people do for them. I am proud of you.

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