Jeffrey Hillman

A photo by tourist Jennifer Foster of an NYPD officer giving a barefoot man shoes (credit: NYPD/Facebook)

NYPD Officer Who Gave Shoes To Man On Street Promoted To Detective

An NYPD officer who made headlines for an act of kindness a year ago was the recipient of a special honor Tuesday.

11/26/2013

A photo by tourist Jennifer Foster of an NYPD officer giving a barefoot man shoes (credit: NYPD/Facebook)

Man Who Claimed To Be Homeless Defends Accepting Boots From Cop

The 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.

03/26/2013

A photo by tourist Jennifer Foster of an NYPD officer giving a barefoot man shoes (credit: NYPD/Facebook)

NYPD Officer Who Gave Shoeless Man Boots Honored By City Council

Officer 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.

12/10/2012

A photo by tourist Jennifer Foster of an NYPD officer giving a barefoot man shoes (credit: NYPD/Facebook)

Official: Homeless Man Given Boots By Police Officer Not Homeless

The homeless man seen getting boots from a New York City police officer in a photo that went viral is not actually homeless.

12/04/2012

A photo by tourist Jennifer Foster of an NYPD officer giving a barefoot man shoes (credit: NYPD/Facebook)

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.”

12/03/2012