Officer Matthew Jay (kneeling) proposes to Aliza Sandler. Jay was at Weinstein School at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta in Dunwoody, where Sandler works as a teacher, for "Community Helpers Week."
Photo: Screenshot via Youtube
Photo: Screenshot via Youtube

Duluth police officer proposes to girlfriend during school visit

Duluth Police Officer Matthew Jay was visiting the Weinstein School in Dunwoody on Tuesday to be a part of its “Community Helpers Week,” but he had a surprise in store for his girlfriend, a preschool teacher.


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As Jay posed by his patrol car with girlfriend Aliza Sandler and her preschool class, he kneeled in the middle of the group of 4-year-olds. Between snapshots, Jay shuffled over, still on his knees, toward Sandler, and pulled out a small black box. Sandler immediately covered her face in shock.

Jay asked Sandler to marry him. Sandler was so surprised that she nearly (accidentally) knocked over a nearby student before saying yes. 

The Duluth Police Department posted a video of the proposal online:


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