“WSPD Ofc. Ziglar offered a ride to a mom pushing a stroller up Poplar Street in pouring and freezing rain. 1-team!”
Charles Ziegler, a police officer in Winston-Salem, NC, was working security at a church on a freezing day when this photo was snapped by city employee Ed McNeal.
“I am not trying to belittle anyone, but I think this story’s been made more than it actually is,” he told Today. “It’s me giving a lady and her child a ride. I don’t think it’s that big of a deal … Cops across the state and across the nation, they do stuff like this all the time.”
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