It was a sad and ceremonious day for the police officers attending the funeral of SWAT officer Steven Smith in Columbus, Ohio, United States, who had died after being shot in the line of duty but his day did not end as expected.
After the funeral, a group of several policemen decided to go to eat something in a place called Red Robin in Polaris, where the protagonist worked from this story Jessica Dunbar that has caused the tears of everyone around her.
Jessica came over to attend the table the policemen and he realized that they had a somewhat sad mood so he decided to ask what was happening. One of the officers replied 'It is always sad when you have to bury a brother'. Jessica understood then that they were coming from the funeral of one of their police friends.
After hearing this news Jessica thought of her own family, her father is a retired police officer, at that moment the waitress understood that this tragedy could had happened to his father while he was patrolling, so he decided to do something to make them feel better.
When the police officers finished their meal they asked for the bill, when they saw it they were amazed but not for the total $ 123 of the but for the note that Jessica had written on it.
'Officers' wrote,' I invite you today to this food. I can not imagine the day you all had, much less what you spend every day. I hope your day improves. A lot of respect for you # We see #PoliciesLinks #RIPOficialSmith '
' I just wanted to do something nice 'Jessica told reporters that they approached their work when they heard the news' You can not put a quantity of money to make someone happy but at least I tried. '
Lieutenant Jeff Shelton, from Wellington Police Department , was one of those who were present at that meal and said 'It really touched our hearts, we did not expect to be treated differently than usual and the fact that someone comes and does that … really improved our day'
Jessica stated that the death of this officer made her think of her family. 'Agent Smith left behind his wife and children, he could have been my father,' she declared through tears. 'People admire them, so for me it meant a lot that they shook my hand and thanked me, I felt incredible'.
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