VIDEO: Cocoa Police Officers and Employees Thank Teen for Above and Beyond Act of Kindness

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Employees were so moved by the kind gesture they created an equally sized thank you card

ABOVE VIDEO: A young lady’s kind gesture for police officers and employees made a big impact this week.  On Monday, 18-year-old Annie Mitchell delivered a poster-sized invitation with her photo on it, offering to treat everyone at the police department to lunch at the 5-Points Café, located around the corner from the Cocoa Police Department.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – A young lady’s kind gesture for police officers and employees made a big impact this week. 

On Monday, 18-year-old Annie Mitchell delivered a poster-sized invitation with her photo on it, offering to treat everyone at the police department to lunch at the 5-Points Café, located around the corner from the Cocoa Police Department.

Employees were so moved by the kind gesture they created an equally sized thank you card signed by the officers and staff.

On Friday, Annie and her family were invited to the for a special presentation and thank you gifts to show how much her kindness was appreciated.

Chief Cantaloupe and Lieutenant Mike Dellatorre, surrounded by other officers, employees, Mayor Jake Williams, and Councilwoman Brenda Warner, presented Annie with the framed thank-you poster and a special gift bag full of police memorabilia.

“We just wanted to make sure she knew how much we appreciated her thoughtfulness,” said Chief Mike Cantaloupe. “She truly went above and beyond.”

After the presentation, Annie was given a tour of the police department, met K9 Copper, and was given special access to the inside of the patrol vehicle where she activated police lights and sirens.

Annie’s poster and the cards of appreciation she made by hand are still on display in the patrol officer’s briefing room.

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Chief Cantaloupe and Lieutenant Mike Dellatorre, surrounded by other officers, employees, Mayor Jake Williams, and Councilwoman Brenda Warner, presented Annie with the framed thank you poster and a special gift bag full of police memorabilia. (Cocoa Police image)
Employees were so moved by the kind gesture they created an equally sized thank you card signed by the officers and staff. (Cocoa Police image)
After the presentation, Annie was given a tour of the police department, met K9 Copper, and was given special access to the inside of the patrol vehicle where she activated police lights and sirens. (Cocoa Police Department image)
Annie’s poster and the cards of appreciation she made by hand, are still on display in the patrol officer’s briefing room. (Cocoa Police Department image)

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