Officer Jeffrey Leach traded a chance to write a ticket for an opportunity to teach a lesson, Dunwoody police said.
Leach, who joined the Dunwoody Police Department last March, pulled a car over when he suspected a child wasn’t properly seated in a car seat, police said.
The driver admitted he didn’t have a seat for his youngest child and Leach, who works as one of the department’s car seat installation technicians, gave the man a choice.
Rather than pay a citation, the driver and his two children followed Leach to Target, where he helped them choose a safe and affordable seat.
Then, Leach installed it.
“We're super proud of Officer Leach for exercising a little compassion and helping keep our Dunwoody streets safe,” Lt. Fidel Espinoza said on Facebook.
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