Officers handed out 300 bouquets in an effort to promote kindness and positive connections in the community.
As part of the Society of American Florists nationwide initiative called Petal It Forward, the Acworth Police Department and Tilted Tulip Florist teamed up to surprise random people on the street with free flowers. Lucky recipients were given two bouquets — one to keep, and one to share. All told, the officers handed out 300 bouquets in an effort to promote kindness and positive connections in the community.
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“I hope people have an understanding that police officers work with the community and it's not us versus them,” Capt. Mark Cheatham, Acworth Police Department, told Fox 5 Atlanta. “This is a way for us to engage citizens outside of a law enforcement capacity and they'll see that we're real people and that we enjoy having those relationships.
How sweet is that?