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Jersey Proud: NJ Transit police officer recounts his act of kindness in helping blind woman

NJ Transit police say the woman asked an employee from another agency for help but was turned down after being told, "That's not my job." That's when Officer Sean Gallagher stepped in to help.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2023, 2:52 AM

Updated 327 days ago

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A New Jersey Transit police officer spoke with News 12 New Jersey about helping a blind woman at Newark Penn Station.
NJ Transit police say the woman asked an employee from another agency for help but was turned down after being told, "That's not my job."
Officer Sean Gallagher explained to News 12 New Jersey that he heard of a lady asking for help. He said he walked over to her and asked her how he could assist her.
Gallagher then noticed that the woman's eyes were closed, and she told him that she needed help getting food and coffee because she was feeling faint.
He said he walked her over to the Dunkin Donuts store. She told Gallagher that she was very thankful for helping her out.


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