Police and Law Enforcement

Chicago cop's act of kindness cheered online

Officer Velazquez giving the woman a blanket.

Officer Velazquez giving the woman a blanket.  (Chicago Police Dept.)

Chicago Police shared a video Thursday of an officer helping out a woman who was sitting under a bus stop on a cold night.

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The video, which has been viewed more than 35,000 times on social media, shows a 12th District officer putting a blanket on top of a woman and tucking her in.

Police said on Facebook that they gave the woman a blanket and a ride and she refused further service.

"In this video officers from the 012th district cover a woman with a warm blanket as they determine how they can assist her on a cold night. Great job Officer Velasquez!" the caption read.

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