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A police officer reaches out to help a homeless man and his dogs.
Examiner ^ | 2-17-2012 | Penny Eims

Posted on 02/17/2012 6:14:24 PM PST by willamedwardwallace

St. Louis, MO - A few days ago, Police Officer Cheryl Goede responded to a call about a "suspicious vehicle".

When Goede arrived, she found a man sitting in a vehicle along with his two, adult German shepherds.

It took some prodding, but Officer Goede eventually found out the true reason behind that the man was in the car with the two, large dogs.

Not long ago, the man lost his job.

After losing his job, he lost his home.

With nowhere to go, and nowhere for his companion dogs, the man took up "residence" in his vehicle - sadly, the place they had called home for over a month.

The man grudgingly admitted his embarrassment over the situation.

Little did he know that the woman he was speaking with is much more than an officer of the law.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: cops; dogs; gsd; lawenforcement; police
OH NOEZ JACKBOOTZ!!!!!!!!!
1 posted on 02/17/2012 6:14:33 PM PST by willamedwardwallace
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To: willamedwardwallace

The dogs were not shot.

That’s a start ;)


2 posted on 02/17/2012 6:20:54 PM PST by Principled
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4 posted on 02/17/2012 6:24:44 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: willamedwardwallace

“OH NOEZ JACKBOOTZ!!!!!!!!!”

In this case, “JaneBootz” would be more accurate.

PS “Jane” is very pro dog.


5 posted on 02/17/2012 6:25:05 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: willamedwardwallace
A guy down on his luck, hung on to his two German Shepherds and didn't ditch them in a shelter. I think he deserves the small contribution to him I made.
6 posted on 02/17/2012 6:28:54 PM PST by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: willamedwardwallace

Those dogs can also help him keep warm on cold nights...:O) Good for him, I don’t see how anyone could give up their dogs, if I eat, so will my dog...


7 posted on 02/17/2012 6:50:29 PM PST by goat granny
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To: Joe 6-pack

Good Lord,a positive police post.


8 posted on 02/17/2012 7:02:48 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: Joe 6-pack; the OlLine Rebel

Thanks, Joe.

GSD ping.


9 posted on 02/17/2012 7:14:48 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: GladesGuru

>> PS “Jane” is very pro dog.

All cops should have at least 6 months of canine experience. It might also be a good way to weed out the jackasses.


10 posted on 02/17/2012 7:17:09 PM PST by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Harley

God bless you Harley.


11 posted on 02/17/2012 7:27:42 PM PST by GOP Poet
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12 posted on 02/17/2012 7:28:10 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Harley

Same here. And I wish I could do more.

That gentleman and his 2 dogs are of more worth than the entire Occupy crowd put together.


13 posted on 02/17/2012 7:28:47 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
Unfortunately in the Obama economy, the German Shepherd rescue I volunteer for have many stories of people who lost their jobs and homes and were living in their cars rather give up their German Shepherds.

Mr. Hawk deserves a big thumbs up for not giving up his dogs.

14 posted on 02/17/2012 8:24:01 PM PST by chrisinoc
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To: willamedwardwallace

Just as the economy is turning around!(/back to sanity)


15 posted on 02/17/2012 9:38:27 PM PST by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: Harley

Don’t have much to spare myself, but gave what I could.

God Bless, protect and help them.


16 posted on 02/17/2012 11:40:53 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Mears

We know those people are out there on the beat and that they likely outnumber the stinkers, not that this means the stinkers should be tolerated, but still. But they usually don’t brag.


17 posted on 02/17/2012 11:50:14 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: goat granny
Those dogs can also help him keep warm on cold nights...:O)

Except for three dog nights, in which case he's short one dog.

18 posted on 02/18/2012 12:01:02 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Moonman62

Yep, your right on with that....a 3 dog night is a beachen cold night.....:O)


19 posted on 02/18/2012 1:24:18 AM PST by goat granny
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To: willamedwardwallace

Thanks for the good story.

Give this peace officer a raise for doing her job—and representing Peelian principles—correctly.


20 posted on 02/18/2012 9:32:03 AM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: willamedwardwallace

I don’t see how anyone can give up their dog unless their circumstances are so dire the dog would be better off with someone else.. I’m glad this man has a better chance of providing for his dogs now.


21 posted on 02/18/2012 4:01:55 PM PST by DivineMomentsOfTruth ("Give me Liberty or I'll stand up and get it for myself!")
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