A senseless death…

From Officer Don, more brilliance.

don of all trades

We arrived at the Children’s Hospital Emergency Room at the same time.

He and his partner parked and I pulled up to their left and did the same.

I got out of my car and watched as the officer hurried from his seat and opened the back, driver’s side door.

When the officer grabbed the boy from the back seat of his police Tahoe, I knew almost instantly.

There was a split second though, before instantly I guess, where I didn’t know. For that split second, the officer looked like any dad grabbing his sleeping boy from the car and putting the boy’s head on his shoulder to carry him inside to sleep comfortably in his own bed.

For that split second, it was a sweet moment.

The officer, an around fifty year old white guy, clutched the little boy over his left shoulder gently, but with a clear purpose. The boy was small, a…

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7 thoughts on “A senseless death…

  1. Meems says:

    You sure know u ow to make a mamma cry!!

  2. Erin E. says:

    Ugh, what a horrible story, but thank you for sharing. I wanted to write a comment on Don’s post, but there are a lot of nasty comments happening and I’m opting to stay away from all that. I don’t know what the answer is, but it would be nice if we had a national gun registry database and harsher penalties for parole violators (and world peace).

    • Maggie O'C says:

      What? How do you get nasty comments on a story like this? Glad I didn’t read them at all.

      • Erin E. says:

        I don’t know, it’s awful.

        Police officer goes above and beyond to save a dying child, somehow it turns into a race issue and a prisoners’ rights issue. A little child died, yet let’s continue to spew hate right under the photo of a police officer’s bloody uniform. People really are too much for me sometimes.

  3. Brilliance? Lol. You know I love you so there’s no need for flattery.

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