Dad Who Can't Afford Car Registration Gets Amazing Response From Officer (VIDEO)

I love this story. A police officer in Plano, Texas, pulled over Hayden Carlo because he was driving with an expired registration. The man explained to the officer that there was a simple reason why, it was because he just couldn't afford to renew it. "It was either feed my kids or get this registration done," the father of two said. Now, what the police officer did next totally brought Carol to tears.

The officer handed the man a citation, but inside wasn't a fine, it was a hundred dollar bill. It was enough to pay for the registration on not just his car but his wife's as well.

The police officer did not do this as some kind of publicity stunt or to get attention, in fact the officer has requested that his identity remain anonymous. This was such a lovely random act of kindness coming from someone most would not expect.

So, here is an idea. Police officers often get a bad rap since they do the arresting and ticketing. Perhaps there should be an incentive for cops to do random nice things for the community, when they are not busy fighting crime that is.

Have you ever witnessed a police officer's act of kindness?

Image via ThisBlewMyMind/YouTube

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youth... youthfulsoul

I want to know how registration in TX is only $50 a car. I just paid mine yesterday and it was over $300 in CA!

virgo... virgoariesmama

One saved my daughter life in 07 does that count?

berit berit

Story please Virgo Aries mama

nonmember avatar Dennis

@youthfulsoul I'm not sure about Texas, but in California, our registration is a reflection of our car value. The newer the car the more expensive to register. I have a 94' GT mustang 5.0 with mods, $38 to register. Wife has a stock 2013 subaru, $457 to register!

Not to pick on this one article alone, but these really should be proof read prior to being posted. Carlos vs Carol. To many articles on here have the same issue. Shame.

bills... billsfan1104

It goes to show if you are honest with the officer, nice things happen.

Jody Alton

I live in NM, and a two year registration on my 10 year old car is $96.  Older cars cost less in most states.

April Marie McIntyre

regtistration in PA is under $50 each, if you're disabled its only $10 a year

Amanda Mirambell-Grice

April....apparently I am living in the wrong state.....$10 a year? Wow........

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