VIDEO: Officer praised after picking up fallen American flag
MARYSVILLE, Wash. - Home surveillance footage captured a police officer going out of his way to pick up an American flag that had been touching the ground on the Fourth of July.
Resident Ben Rieman reports that he wasn't home at the time of the gesture, but said he's extremely thankful for the officer's respectful act.
President Trump took to Instagram to praise the officer for his patriotism.
Beautiful — thank you to our GREAT law enforcement officers, for all you do, 24/7/365! #Repost @foxnews ··· When a Washington police officer saw an American flag dangling from the side of a home, he went out of his way to roll it up and put it in a safe place. #proudamerican????
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