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Photo of Richmond Police officer helping man in a wheelchair draws praise

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Posted at 11:20 AM, Feb 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-11 11:22:24-05

Richmond, Va. – A photo of Richmond Police Officer Jordan Clark helping a man whose wheelchair battery died is earning the officer praise on social media.

The photo was tweeted to Richmond Police on Saturday, according to our sister station WTVR.

Here’s the story behind the photo, according to Richmond Police:

“Officer Clark responded and pushed the man for three blocks to 25th and Broad streets, where he had coordinated with GRTC to get the man picked up,” Richmond Police posted on Facebook. “He then helped the man get on the bus and then followed the bus to the man’s home near 21st and Q streets.

To learn what else the officer did to help the man visit WTVR.