Mr. Rogers Made Car Thief Think Twice

Mr. Rogers Made Car Thief Think Twice

Fred McFeely Rogers was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences. Children aren’t the only ones with a soft spot for Mr. Rogers. One day his car, a plain old Chevrolet Impala, was stolen from the street near the TV station where he worked. Mr. Rogers filed a police report and story was published in every media outlet, (newspaper, radio, tv,) around town When…

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British Road Policing Units carry a teddy bear to console children after an accident

British Road Policing Units carry a teddy bear to console children after an accident

Kent police has equipped Road Policing Units with teddy bears to help police officers comfort distressed children involved in traffic accident. The cuddly toys will be given to children when they are trapped in a vehicle or involved in a collision either as a passenger or pedestrian. Police Constable Darren Chapman, who got a local manufacturer to donate the soft toys, said: “It’s more difficult when young children are involved in a collision because you can’t always explain what is happening to them. Fear and confusion can overwhelm them and…

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