Red Deer Mountie comes to the snow shovelling rescue

RCMP officer took over shovelling for woman struggling with bad back

A Red Deer Mountie added snow shovelling to his duties to serve and protect earlier this year.

Const. Hassan Abo Sharbeen was conducting neighbourhood inquiries on a snowy day when he noticed a woman struggling to remove her snow.

Without hesitation, Sharbeen offered to shovel the rest of the sidewalk for the grateful woman, who told him she had recently suffered a back injury.

“This is an example of true community involvement,” said RCMP Supt. Gerald Grobmeier.

“Our members are on the street every day, interacting with citizens, and I am extremely proud of the professionalism, integrity and compassion demonstrated by members as they work to keep our community safe.”



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