Lawrence “Larry” DePrimo, 25, reportedly joined the department in 2010. He lives with his parents on Long Island.
He says that he keeps the receipt for the $100 Skechers shoes — discounted to $75 by the Skechers manager — in his vest “to remind me that sometimes people have it worse.”
NYPD posted a photo of DePrimo on its Facebook Thursday. By Friday, it had about 47,500 likes and 8,200 shares.
And the photo that started it all…
Captured by tourist Jennifer Foster, a communications director for the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona.
- The Trump administration wants to send immigrants caught at the southern US border to Mexico even if they're not from the country.
- Several states will keep enforcing bans against transgender discrimination in schools after Trump withdrew guidelines protecting students.
- Police arrested at least 10 people on Wednesday as they began clearing out protester camps at the Dakota Access Pipeline site.
- And people with disabilities are having their photos stolen and Facebook isn't helping them.