Illinois police officer drives man to job interview after pulling him over, man lands the role

Fox News | 4/20/2019 | Janine Puhak
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One ordinary traffic stop in Illinois had an extraordinary ending, when a police officer pulled over a car with expired plates, only to learn the driver had an expired license as well. The law enforcement official learned the man was en route to a job interview, and he had no other way of traveling there. Without hesitation, the officer drove the man to the meeting himself – and the man ultimately landed the position.

On April 17, Officer Roger Gemoules of the Cahokia Police Department pulled over Ka'Shawn Baldwin after noticing an issue with his vehicle, Fox 4 KC reports, soon discovering that Baldwin’s license was also no longer valid. The 22-year-old man detailed that he risked the ride because he was on his way to a job interview at FedEx and had no other way to get there, as per KSDK.

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Instead of writing Baldwin a ticket, Gemoules elected to drive the man to the interview, ensuring he’d arrive safely and on time.

“It meant everything to me. It brought my spirits up; it kind of made me happy,” Baldwin said of the officer’s generosity, as per Fox Illinois.

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“I was shocked that he actually gave me a ride to the interview. Normally, cops are like [asking]...
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