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Police Officer Arrests Delivery Driver, Delivers Food

When Anastasia Elsinger ordered lunch delivery via DoorDash, she didn’t expect to receive her order from someone in uniform, since delivery apps don’t usually enforce a dress code. But when her order came to her door, it was delivered by a man in blue.

Minutes prior, Officer Sam Buhr had just pulled over Elsinger’s delivery driver for a traffic infraction. But because that driver had an active warrant, Buhr was required to make an arrest. Rather than let the food go undelivered, Buhr took a few minutes to finish the job.

According to Police Department information officer Sam Clemens, moments like this are common. Clemens said, "It's not like we have officers that are out delivering food. But the little things like this, going above and beyond helping people out that's the things that we do, and probably more often than people realize.”

Elsinger said that when she saw on the app that the driver was still a few blocks away, she was dismayed about her food being delayed. Seeing Officer Buhr walk up her steps was such a pleasant surprise, she shared the clip on TikTok, where it’s since been viewed more than 11 million times. She said, “There's so much negativity in the world right now and this is just something that's so funny and so happy that I was like, ‘More people need to see this. This is hilarious.’”

Possible Preaching Angle:

Even in the process of enforcing rules, we must never forget our duty to be helpers. That's how we show God's love to those around us.

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