With all the negativity in the news right now, there is one police officer who has gone viral for his positive #CommunityPolicing. Officer Tommy Norman is out to make a difference in his community of North Little Rock, Arkansas, and the world is taking notice.
Officer Norman posts many photos and videos on Instagram daily of his encounters while he’s out patrolling. He is so well known in his community, that kids are often seen running to his police car yelling his name in excitement.
Officer Norman’s has spoken about his approach on policing. He states, “If you take the proactive stance in the communities, then you’re going to make less arrests.”
He takes time to give back, and to get to know the community. Rapper, The Game, says his son was so inspired after seeing Officer Norman’s Instagram page, that he wanted to start a GoFundMe page. The Game posted the below Instagram post explaining why they created the GoFundMe page for Officer Norman. The goal was originally $10,000, but has since been raised to $50,000 after so much attention.