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Cops save family from freezing to death after Salvation Army denies them access to homeless shelter

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One Tennessee family is extra thankful this year for the generosity they received from the Johnson City police officers who made it their mission to find the family shelter on one of the coldest nights of the year. Tim Lejeune, along with his wife and three kids, had been living out of their car. On a night where temperatures dipped to 18 degrees, Lejeune turned to the Salvation Army for safe shelter for his family. He noticed they were flying a white flag which signals that the weather is so cold that all are welcome to stay. … Well, almost all. Lejeune’s 15-year-old son was told he wouldn’t be allowed to sleep in the building. The Salvation Army has a policy that boys between the ages of 12 and 16 are not allowed to stay—they’re too old to sleep in the women’s shelter and too vulnerable to sleep in the men’s shelter with potential sex offenders. Police officers’ then became involved in the family’s cause but their efforts to convince the Salvation Army to bend their rules were unsuccessful. Officers AD McElroy, Justin Jenkins, Toma Sparks, Robert McCurry and Washington County-Johnson City 911 dispatchers then pooled together money from their own pockets to pay for a hotel for the the family. When the receptionist at the Johnson Inn realized what the officers were doing, they too joined in the giving spirit. The receptionist comped the room for the family which allowed the officers to spend the money on groceries for the family. The Salvation Army says they are now considering a revision to their age restrictions. Several days after this incident, the Salvation Army filled up the Lejeune’s car with gas. Meanwhile, the Good Samaritan Ministries helped to secure a permanent place for the family to live. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. For news that's fun and never boring, visit our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TomoNewsUS Subscribe to stay updated on all the top stories: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-WqkTyKK1_70U4bb4k4lQ?sub_confirmation=1 Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: https://us.tomonews.net Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Текстовые комментарии (88)
The Dark Musket (2 года назад)
This video almost made me cry!
mrkbroster87 (2 года назад)
Shame there's not more police officers like in this clip. usually it's the bad police officers outweigh the good ones, as in police brutality, etc.
Tsuikyit (3 года назад)
Total respect to them.
GonTech99 *Rep Miami* (3 года назад)
Faith in humanity restored
m h v kuiken (3 года назад)
those cops are so nice!
kyxhk (3 года назад)
I am crying right now i hope those cops have a very good life and year
John Gault Productions (3 года назад)
...and then the next day the family was once again freezing and trying to sleep in their car. Thee End.
George Castillo (4 года назад)
I was crying a little and what the heck is wrong with the salvation they won't let kids in what the only 16 year olds are allowed the salvation army sucks let's not donate money to them I'm glad they have a great place to stay
Iva Chho (4 года назад)
That is truly heart warming
Ethan Minter (4 года назад)
Oh guess what they said they were protecting the children with that age limit. Yeah because making boys 12 to 16 years old stay outside when its freezing is protecting them. Oh and also there can be women perverts too. Not as much but there still is. (by the way if you have no idea what I mean in the interview with that family apparently the SA said that perverts might get the boy because he's too young for the boys side but too old for the girls side because the girls in pajamas)
Ismaila Ndiaye (3 года назад)
the dislikes are from heart less people
Failure To Communicate (4 года назад)
You can google this event and find out the situation. This portrayal is accurate but doesn't include all the details. As Paul Harvey said "and now for the rest of the story."
x XTheNIghtWolfX x (4 года назад)
That's so cute and good
Dayanara Guzman (4 года назад)
Awwie so beautifully true safe story... Very Hero Angel cops
Leng Ling (4 года назад)
Im very pleased to hear these poor family rescued by the police.Good work u should get extra money.
Romam (4 года назад)
Touching
Max Dick (4 года назад)
And then they shot them?
Voan Siam (4 года назад)
I will never trust corporations or charities, they say they will give and service but they also lack the heart. It's only the money they want, I had met five families the past ten years who had been to homeless shelters only to get rejected, the Salvation Army being one of them.
Potato Bunny (4 года назад)
Nicest tomo news video I've ever seen
Lasune Fisher (4 года назад)
where are they gonna sleep after that 1 night at the inn?
Premium fuel only (4 года назад)
Funny how the mainstream media never shows what the good cops do. BTW whats up with the discrimination against boys? If that sign banned girls, there would be riots in the streets.
TheLflanagan (4 года назад)
Bravo to the Johnson City Police, you guys made my day :)
Danny The Elite (4 года назад)
That's so stupid can't they just build a separate section for guys aged 12-16 then? Even if it is just putting a mattress into a closet or something it's better than not letting in anyone of that age.
Lord Azoun (4 года назад)
Thats not to far from where i come from. The cops here in east tennessee are pretty straight you don't hear about any cop shooting unless you travel to Knoxville then you hear about once every couple of months it seems. 
EEKO STIM (4 года назад)
You can't not like this video.
jaguarpawz (4 года назад)
Thank you officers. Bless your hearts
INFINITY (4 года назад)
Quiet a few homeless charities are not what they proclaim to be they treat people like trash and will threaten to kick you out in the cold for the most insignificant things. Unfortunately in today's world if you are humble and treat others with respect that is perceived as weakness, everyone has to be a hard ass and has to have a commanding attitude when dealing with other people.
Abel Gotti (4 года назад)
Interview that police officer wtf,.. they deserve that.. why do bad cops like weak bitch Darren Wilson always get the spot light..
Lady Devastating (4 года назад)
There you go... Officer friendly.
ßⲆЙ ŦḫḜ ĞџስS (4 года назад)
yup, religion pretty much sucks. so much for salvation huh?
mrdookiepotpie (4 года назад)
Its The Bird That Didi It For Me.....................
Dax Corsiar (4 года назад)
The 10 dislikers are from the Salvation Army.
Carlton Johnson (4 года назад)
If they really didn't take the police officers money that was 2 kinds of human kindness. Hero.
YOURMOMMYBLOWSMEBLOWSME (4 года назад)
FIRE POO POO BOY is now Americans enemy.  HERP DE DERP DE DERP
WAT 2.0 (4 года назад)
💝
Hey Tavo (4 года назад)
So much drama xD
TheBananaOfNarnia (4 года назад)
This vid touched my heart and who ever dislikes the vid is a heartless bitch
John Gault Productions (3 года назад)
+Death Gun  I wonder who helped them the next night.. oh I know, nobody.
Kaiten (4 года назад)
You got that right. Dislikes are probably hating shits that didn't get that great treatment.
Admiral Nimitz (4 года назад)
lies all white people are rich and happy and never have any problems in life they are PRIVILAGED
Zo Mana (4 года назад)
Only a xbox....360
llIIll llIIll (4 года назад)
+Admiral Nimitz lmfao he probably has 3 playstation 4s and 3 xbox ones lol
Admiral Nimitz (4 года назад)
+zomana zom are you calling the president a liar?
Zo Mana (4 года назад)
Im not lying
Admiral Nimitz (4 года назад)
+zomana zom liar obama said you were all rich why would the president lie?
cheeseyflamingo (4 года назад)
Inspiration.
ShadowWolf (4 года назад)
Liek if u cried evry tim
NoneOf YoBusiness (4 года назад)
Jesus, who was working at the Salvation Army? Ebenezer Scrooge?
Austin Rohelier (4 года назад)
Yay!!!
Supreme Polo (4 года назад)
Wow
Melissa Clark (4 года назад)
I love stories like this.
Peter Huson (4 года назад)
My gosh its good to know there are good cops out there its really touching I nearly cried after what so may people have gone through ;p
Samantha Cao (4 года назад)
Ik that the salvation army seem to be the protagonist in this but u got to think what if they let them and the boy gets assaulted buy older guys. of couse they should of done something to help instead of just saying no like da fuq
Hiragirin (4 года назад)
Thank you TomoNews~ I hope you'll upload more videos like this when they come up <3
Transition Point (4 года назад)
Kinda nice for the piggies...
Jonezx2020 (4 года назад)
homeless family. good god why would you raise a family if your homeless
Voan Siam (4 года назад)
Even people who earns a salary every year could someday become homeless too you know. This applies to every family, not just the ones here. When you see a homeless person, take a second in his shoes will you be able to survive if you are homeless? Don't say you won't ever be homeless cause you'll never know, it may not be today, nor tomorrow but someday.
Premium fuel only (4 года назад)
Most people are living from paycheck to paycheck and are only a few missed checks away from being homeless.
Danny The Elite (4 года назад)
You're an idiot so what if they became homeless after they had kids, like way after? It was like this for my family, when i was 11 my dad lost his job and we drifted into poverty and we had to stay at the homeless shelter in my town for a few weeks, later we kinda went in and out for a few years. It's not like everyone who is homeless was raised like that.
Jonezx2020 (4 года назад)
k...all im saying is that if your not financially stable, it's probably a bad idea to raise a family. 
Lone Wolf (4 года назад)
If they were homeless all along they wouldn't of had a car you idiot don't you think that they probably couldn't pay for their home and the bank took it and THEN became homeless You make me sick you son of a bitch
J.D. Saldivar (4 года назад)
Let me guess...people still hate cops......God bless these dudes!!!!
whenindoubtdo (4 года назад)
Cops in America REALLY need more good cop stories like this right now. (BTW, well done Tomo. This was very a very touching.)
Thomas Mckendry (4 года назад)
Congrats Tomo News I am actually impressed you aired this story...
yurmomblowsme (4 года назад)
Salvation Army is now Americans enemy. lol
Noxim Ravenloaf (4 года назад)
The Salvation Army says they are now considering a revision to their age restrictions.  Several days after this incident, the Salvation Army filled up the Lejeune’s car with gas. Meanwhile, the Good Samaritan Ministries helped to secure a permanent place for the family to live.
InfinityInspiron (4 года назад)
This put me in the holiday mood
Saif ari (4 года назад)
the video would of been perfect if it wasnt for that dumbass ending at the end 2:26 damn it tomonews -_-
Tom (4 года назад)
+Charlie Kelly your fucked up
Charlie Kelly (4 года назад)
but the beaver getting anal probed is the best part
Tom (4 года назад)
dam straight
berserkthebeast (4 года назад)
is not even a big deal
TheKingofNeptune (4 года назад)
At least it is so much better than yelling TEACHER SEX STORY after such a heart warming video.
Hinz Zimmler (4 года назад)
Okay, why no explanation with the animation? okay, i will just read the story details. The salvation army rejected them because they had kids with them? lol Good thing i never donated any money to them.
hawkermustang (4 года назад)
+Claus Roquefort Prolly don't want more babies. lol
Claus Roquefort (4 года назад)
+hawkermustang But why???
Andyson986 (4 года назад)
01:08.
hawkermustang (4 года назад)
It said no boys over 12. 
MRWIL246 (4 года назад)
With all the chaos that is happening lately in giving the Police a bad reputation,  it stories like this is the reason I support the Police who do what they can to protect and serve the public
I am Macrocephaly (1 год назад)
can;t deny though it would have been funny if it cut the the cops outside the window kicking the shit out of a black kid.
Moist Hoodie (4 года назад)
Wow salvation army are dicks
Johnny Jaruwan (4 года назад)
+*** VOAN *** Sorry my mistake I was talking about the usual homeless guys you may find.
Voan Siam (4 года назад)
+Johnny Jaruwan Not if they had a family though.
Johnny Jaruwan (4 года назад)
+Alexander Kuiken Alot of times they don't want that just money to buy more alcohol or something.
Johnny Jaruwan (4 года назад)
I just got done donating money to them to at walgreens.I should've watched this video first.
Eoin Maginn (4 года назад)
First

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