Cop Writes 7-Year-Old Boy A Ticket (And Wait Till You See Why)

Virginia cop's ticketing of boy goes viral.

Facebook grab from Hampton Police Department shows boy getting "busted."
Facebook grab from Hampton Police Department shows boy getting "busted."
Cops have a tough job, and when they pull somebody over, they're rarely greeted with a smile.

In a video that has gone viral, though, one Virginia police officer found that he could not only get a smile but also give one when he pulled over a 7-year-old boy who was riding his bicycle.

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The video shows Hampton Police Officer Mike Brown writing a ticket for the boy who had explained, after taking off his helmet, "I always do that fast on this street." And, yes, the boy said, he was looking out for traffic.

So, why the ticket?

Take a look.

Nettie Nettie Bobettie June 23, 2014 at 12:40 AM
Oh this was great! Some good news for a change, thank you!!
Craig Camacho June 23, 2014 at 08:38 AM
Super nice thing to do! Great work officer!
Barry Black June 23, 2014 at 09:45 AM
That wouldn't work in NYC----no Slurpees allowed!
Revel18 June 23, 2014 at 12:43 PM
Praise God! Something happy to read!!! Good job officer, and great job bike rider! You both made my day!
Chris Vamvaketis June 24, 2014 at 06:53 AM
What an awesome thing to do. Good news and a positive story. That's a great idea Mr. Police Officer


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