Bridgeport police officer Cody Remy in the middle of his patrol around the Trumbull Gardens in Connecticut when he saw a child struggling with something off in the grass. Instead of ignoring the child and driving away, Officer Remy stopped his patrol car, got out and offered his help.
Now his kindness is going viral for all of the right reasons...
While driving by in his police cruiser, Officer Remy noticed a child off in the distance with a broken bike. The thoughtful officer realized this was the perfect moment to build police relations in the community and walked over to the boy.
Without hesitating, Officer Remy got on his knees and repaired the boy's bike.
In the middle of the repair, someone snapped a picture of the interaction and shared it online! Now Officer Remy is a hero in his community - he just wanted to do the right thing for a kid on his patrol route!
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch told WFSB News that Officer Remy's actions were representative of the type of man he is everyday.
"Officer Remy's act of helping out a child in need in our community is a great example. He doesn't think he did anything extraordinary. But I disagree. The picture speaks for itself. And, I'll leave it up to others in our community and beyond to decide for themselves."
It may have been a small act of kindness, but it did so much to show the city's youth that police officers are there to help whenever they need it most!