It’s no secret there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding police officers recently, but that doesn’t mean we can’t respond to violence with love.
 
On Sept. 20, 2016, a man was shot and killed by Charlotte, North Carolina police, which sparked both peaceful and violent protests. Multiple civilians and officers were injured in the unrest.
 
The next morning, five year old Jayden Hooker heard about the wounded officers on the car radio, and he knew he had to do something.
 

“He asked me if he could bring the police donuts and give them hugs for all they do,” his mon, Deanna, wrote on Facebook.

“I respected his wishes and took him to the Charlotte PD where he gave out hugs and donuts and told every officer he appreciated all they do to keep us safe. This is love in its purest form and what our world needs right now.”

These police officers certainly appreciated the kindness of this young boy, and hopefully, he sets a good example for everyone who sees his story!

Read the whole story down below!

This little boy was woken up and scared from the helicopters and sirens outside our home last night. On the way to…

Posted by Deanna Hooker on Wednesday, 21 September 2016

via WSB-TV