KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Leawood Police say they take the words "to serve and protect" seriously.
In an effort to respond to every call and serve their community, that sometimes includes a walk to the mailbox.
On February 11, an 80-year-old woman called saying she needed to get a bill in her mailbox, but with recent snow and bitter cold, she was afraid she wouldn't be able to make there. Not wanting her to miss the deadline and wanting to help, Officer Nick Hoover came by to hand deliver it.
"She was very sweet. She was very grateful and we're grateful to have citizens like that," he said. "It's always a highlight. It just makes you feel good on the inside and that's a cool thing."
A spokesperson for the Leawood Police Department said while calls like this are unusual, acts of kindness happen all the time.
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