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Police officer who bought boots for shoeless man promoted

November 26, 2013 6:10:56 PM PST
A New York City police officer who got worldwide attention for a remarkable act of kindness was promoted to Detective on Tuesday. Larry DePrimo touched the hearts of many when he bought a pair of boots for a shoeless man in Times Square on a frigid night last November.

Larry DePrimo touched the hearts of many when he bought a pair of boots for a shoeless man in Times Square on a frigid night last November.

The photo of a good deed snapped by a tourist went viral.

The 26-year-old officer was among 151 officers and civilians promoted at One Police Plaza.


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