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Dedham Police officer and local woman discuss common humanity

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This conversation between a Dedham cop and a woman is going viral for good reason:

“So I am sitting in my cruiser typing a report and this woman just came up to me and asked me if she could talk to me for a second.

I said ‘Absolutely.’ and got out of my cruiser and spoke with her. The very first thing she said was she told me my life matters to her. She told me that she doesn’t see me as a white cop she sees me as a human and that we are all human and we are all the same. She then asked me if she could give me a hug which I accepted. I told her that her life mattered to me as well and we continued to chat for about 20 minutes about all that is going on in the world.

And during those twenty minutes, it wasn’t a cop and citizen or a cop and a black citizen talking. It was just two humans having a conversation. Before she left she gave me a small bible and told me that she will be praying for me. We need more people in the world like this woman.” -John Rinn.

So I am sitting in my cruiser typing a report and this women just came up to me and asked me if she could talk to me for…

Posted by John Rinn on Thursday, June 4, 2020

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