Cop Uses His Own Money to Pay For Homeless Mom and Daughter to Stay in a Hotel, Eat

Cop Uses His Own Money to Pay For Homeless Mom and Daughter to Stay in a Hotel, Eat A Maryland cop performed a random act of kindness for a homeless woman and her infant daughter. (Facebook)

A police officer is supposed to serve and protect - and Cpl. Che’ Atkinson did just that.

With his own money, the Maryland cop paid for a homeless mother and her one-year-old daughter to stay in a hotel and eat.

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The hungry mom brought her child to the lobby of a Maryland Police Department and said she was the victim of domestic abuse and had nowhere else to go.

Atkinson jumped into action - getting her a hotel room and buying them food and drink.

The random act of kindness was documented by one of the officer’s superiors and posted on Facebook.


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“With his own money, Corporal Atkinson rented the woman and her child a hotel room,” the Facebook post said. “He found a child car seat and put it in his cruiser in order to safely transport the little girl to the hotel. He also bought them food and drinks.”

Atkinson told WUSA9: “I had the extra money. What would it hurt just to put them up for a night to make sure they're safe?”

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The mother and her child remain unidentified and remained in the hotel until they were able to meet up with relatives.

“This is a helpless child so it's our duty to help and that child was definitely in need,” said Atkinson.

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