TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Two Tampa police officers are being praised on social media for their act of kindness, after they went out of their way to help a pregnant woman when her car broke down.
Justine Bowen is 7-months pregnant and was at a WaWa gas station when her car started having problems. Tampa Police Department officers W. Glaros and William B. Cain happened to be at the WaWa when it happened.
She described what happened in a touching Facebook post, which has been shared more than 800 times.
Tampa Police Department shared Bowen’s post on its Facebook page. “She just happened to share it with us,” said TPD spokesperson Andrea Davis.
You might not be aware of just how much praise Tampa police officers receive.
“We get them every day,” said Davis of the emails and phone calls TPD receives from citizens who have had positive experiences with the officers.
“We absolutely love it when people share their experiences with us… This is what police work is all about. It happens all the time, you just don’t hear about it.”