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Jon Burkett recognizes Richmond Police officer for act of kindness

Jon Burkett recognizes Richmond Police officer for act of kindness

RICHMOND, Va. -- As part of the CBS 6 Month of Giving, Jon Burkett chose to recognize a Richmond Police officer who recently went viral for an act of kindness.

Earlier this month, CBS 6 shared the story of a Richmond Police Officer De’Dongio Randall.

Officer Randall was responding to a house fire when he noticed a young boy run out of the house without shoes or socks on. So, Randall quickly went to his car, grabbed an extra pair of socks, and put them on the young boy.

The officer’s good deed was praised and recognized on social media.

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Body-cam video shows Richmond officers save suicidal man from jumping off bridge

Body-cam video shows Richmond officers save suicidal man from jumping off bridge

RICHMOND, Va. (CBS 6) -- Their day started out the same as many other days. On April 15, 2018, Richmond Police Officers Daniel Raines and Aaron Henning began their patrol at about 5 a.m.

“It was a Sunday, so we thought it was going to be kind of a slow day,” said Henning.

But things sped up just an hour later.

“A call came in for a possible jumper on the bridge,” recalled Raines.

That bridge is the Robert E. Lee Bridge, six lanes of concrete connecting downtown Richmond to the southside.

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