NYPD Officer Who Gave Shoes To Man On Street Promoted To DetectiveAn NYPD officer who made headlines for an act of kindness a year ago was the recipient of a special honor Tuesday.
Man Who Claimed To Be Homeless Defends Accepting Boots From CopThe man once identified as homeless as a New York City police officer gave him a pair of boots in Times Square last fall has been tracked down to an apartment in the Bronx.
NYPD Officer Who Gave Shoeless Man Boots Honored By City CouncilOfficer Larry DePrimo was honored for his generosity with a proclamation from the city council. Speaker Christine Quinn said the officer has set an example for other New Yorkers.
Official: Homeless Man Given Boots By Police Officer Not HomelessThe homeless man seen getting boots from a New York City police officer in a photo that went viral is not actually homeless.
Homeless Man, Gifted Boots By NYPD Officer, Shoeless Once Again Asked about the $100 all-weather boots Officer Larry DePrimo gave him, Jeffrey Hillman said he has hidden them because "they are worth a lot of money."