Grandfather Returns Handcuffs to LAPD He Stole Over 60 Years Ago
Los Angeles Police Department Press Release
An envelope arrived at LAPD West Valley station. Inside a letter of apology, a $100 donation and a pair of handcuffs.
This was no ordinary letter. It was a life lesson over 60 years in the making, from a grandfather to his grandkids—that it’s never too late to do the right thing.
The letter writer said he stole them from an officer over 60 years ago and was embarrassed when he recently admitted the crime to his young grandchildren.
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