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Take Time to Smile: Kansas deputy gives a hug instead of a ticket

Posted at 7:43 PM, Sep 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-08 20:43:24-04

A Kansas deputy pulled a man over for speeding but gave him a hug instead of a ticket.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office said that after being stopped for speeding the driver told the deputy he was going through some personal challenges.

In a video posted on Facebook, the driver is crying and asks the deputy "Can I have a hug?"

The sheriff's office wrote that their deputies "strive to be compassionate while serving our community."

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