Instead Of Giving Her A Ticket This Kind Police Officer Buys 2 Car Seats For Struggling Single Mom


Andrella Jackson, a single mother of 5 children, was pulled over by a police officer for not having proper registration. However, the officer also noticed that two of her children were not wearing seat belts, neither were they in proper car seats. Ideally, this would have led to a hefty ticket, but the mother of 5 was left with a very different experience at the end of the day.

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Kevin Zimmerman, the officer who had stopped Andrella, asked her why the kids were not in car seats. Andrella explained that with pending bills waiting to be paid and winter coming up, she had to buy coats and boots and shoes and that she could not afford car seats at that time. Zimmerman provided a statement to CNN where he said that instead of issuing a ticket, he took it on himself to be a good Samaritan.

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He visited the local Walmart and picked two car seats. The veteran police officer also visited the police department to pick up stickers and children’s books. He then visited Andrella’s home to not only deliver the car seats but also to install them in Andrella’s car himself. Zimmerman informed that being a veteran police officer, he had seen multiple serious a**iden!s where children had flown through the windshield as they were not adequately secured.

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As such, his priority was not recognition but to keep the children safe.  Zimmerman also said that he was the father of three kids and that he could not imagine anything happening to them and they not being properly secured in the car. The Milwaukee police department thanked Zimmerman on Facebook for going above and beyond the call of duty.

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Andrella also put up a post on Facebook to inform that her children could not stop thanking Zimmerman as he had made them smile, and they all appreciated his gesture a lot. Zimmerman recounts that he had pulled over Andrella Jackson, and to his surprise, he had found three children in the backseat. Two of the children were not restrained by either seatbelts or car seats.

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Zimmerman says, “I see three kids in the backseat, and two are very young,” Zimmermann told the station. “I didn’t observe any child restraints or even seat belts, and I asked why the kids aren’t in car seats. She said she couldn’t afford them at this time. Zimmerman proceeded to buy two car seats for the children and install them rather than issuing a hefty ticket.