Just because a cop is doing his job, doesn't mean he doesn't have a heart. Sure, it's easy to want to start blasting some NWA after a cop pulls you over for doing 55 in the 54, and some cops situate themselves in speed traps because monthly ticketing quotas are most certainly a thing.
There's basically a little law for everything that they can slap you with a ticket for if they wanted to and some of them have dark histories despite their seemingly ridiculous natures, like jaywalking.
But even if a cop writes you out a ticket and completely ruins your day, there are some officers out there who are still concerned with doing what's right as opposed to simply enforcing the law.
My partner Pete doing a good deed. We wrote this guy a ticket 3 weeks ago and he had a thin little jacket so Pete promised him that he would bring him his old coat. When we finally saw him again Pete gave him his coat. See Pete White you are not such a bad guy. CPD is the best!Posted by Bob Osborne on Monday, January 30, 2017
White noticed as he was writing the man the ticket that the thin coat he was wearing offered little protection against the harsh Chicago Winter. So he promised that he would return the following day with a coat of his own so the man could at least keep warm.
My partner Pete doing a good deed. We wrote this guy a ticket 3 weeks ago and he had a thin little jacket so Pete promised him that he would bring him his old coat. When we finally saw him again Pete gave him his coat. See Pete White you are not such a bad guy. CPD is the best!
Now I'm sure that the panhandler would've much rather not been ticketed at all, but at least he was spared getting another ticket that day and has a little more protection against the cold.
When I moved across the country a couple of months ago, I was trying to find a short-term place to stay while I looked around for an apartment to make my home. I've gone through my share of shady sublets, and was so worried I wouldn't land a spot that I started looking for one to book months in advance. On my first day of browsing, I came across a gorgeous and affordable one-bedroom in a really convenient location, but was super skeptical of the post because of how traumatized I am from my previous experiences.
I've dealt with creeps who ask for a cash deposit then claim they're in the hospital on the exact same day they're supposed to meet me for the keys. I've had people cancel my reservation once I've already landed in their city... Needless to say, I'm a seasoned subletter. When I found this lovely one-bedroom on Craigslist, I was sure the listing was too good to be true. So I took a proactively defensive stance when I reached out via email. I asked for boring specifications on the apartment and went over payment details with exhaustive thoroughness. I even asked if a friend could stop by to make sure there were no secret squatter tenants, or anything sketchy like that. Then, I got an email back.
TWIST: I recognized the address from the gushing fan mail I had sent it years ago. The apartment belonged to my favorite living writer and here I was, casually emailing with her directly. Flash forward a few months and we're friendly and occasionally email each other or meet for coffee to catch up. And that's how my nightmare sublet search turned into a friendship with one of the best and most famous writers of our time.
I live for real-life plot twists like this. They keep us on our toes while we cruise through this journey of life. Which is why when u/whytho37 asked Reddit to share their most insane plot twists, the results were incredible.
Scroll down for twists so good, you wouldn't believe they actually happened if you saw them in a film.