A police department in Maine is publicly recognizing one of their officers after he coordinated efforts to get a girl a new basketball hoop after hers was stolen.
Westbrook Police are honoring Officer Jeff Stackpole for a job well done.
Officer Stackpole was dispatched on Tuesday to the Allerding residence for a theft complaint. He learned that six-year-old Penelope's recently purchased hoop was stolen from her driveway.
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After canvassing the area, Officer Stackpole was unable to locate the hoop. So, he coordinated efforts with the police department and Toys R' Us in order to obtain a brand new hoop for Penelope and her 12-year-old brother Shanon.
The Allerding family took to Facebook to express their gratitude.