Good Samaritan Cop Helps Out Family Sleeping In Their Car

With the news often focusing on the bad stories involving police officers, it’s nice to hear a story that highlights the good. Robert Wood and his family were moving from Alaska to Eugene to begin a new life. They had traveled by car stopped in a park where they planned to sleep in their car because they had not found housing yet and wanted to save a bit of money.

That’s when Eugene Police Lt. David Natt spotted their car and Robert, his pregnant wife Heather, 4-year-old Samuel, and 2-year-old Logan.

Instead of writing them a ticket, he offered the family two nights at a hotel on him! The officer’s act of kindness allowed the family enough time to find temporary housing with a friend while they looked for a permanent home.

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