US. Los Lunas, NM - A Los Lunas police officer is being praised for an act of kindness that was captured on lapel camera video.
Officer Mark Gurule was on routine patrol on Oct. 31 when he was called to check on a man sleeping behind a rock without any shoes or socks on. The body camera video shows Officer Gurule noticed the man's shoes sitting next to him. They were severely worn to pieces and his socks had large holes in them.
With winter weather moving in fast, Officer Gurule decided he had to do something. He went to the Big 5 Sporting Goods Store and purchased a new pair of shoes, a pair of socks and he gave the man $20 out of his own pocket.
The man thanked the officer for being so kind.