Posted: July 23, 2018

Police officer helps homeless man with shave so he can get job

WATCH: Homeless Man Starts New Job After Viral Video Shows Police Officer Helping Him Shave

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —

Updated 9:31 a.m., July 31: The homeless man, getting a shave with the help of a Florida police officer, has gotten his job and started his career.

The Tallahassee police posted to its Twitter account that Phillip, or Phil, started his new job at McDonald’s on Friday, WSVN reported.

 

Original story: A good deed caught on camera shows how police in Tallahassee, Florida, serve and protect their community.

The Tallahassee Police Department posted the video of Officer Tony Carlson helping an unidentified homeless man get a job, WTXL reported.

Carlson was at a local McDonald’s when the man applied for a job, but the restaurant said they couldn’t hire him because of his beard, WTXL reported.

So Carlson helped the man, grabbed some clippers and helped shave the beard away while they stood outside a gas station next door, according to WTXL.

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A person recorded the video and shared on social media. 

WATCH: Police Officer Helps Homeless Man Shave So He Can Get Job


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