Cop issued thank you letter to mom instead of speeding ticket

Mar 25, 2018
11:39 P.M.

This mother did not expect to see a note on a speeding ticket.


Shared reported that Ayla Hemeon was pulled over for speeding in 2015 when she was driving with her daughter.

A mother from South Carolina, Ayla Hemeon, sometimes has those typical busy and hectic days in the life of a parent.

She had many things to do one fine day in 2015 when she was driving with her daughter, Tara. She did not realize that she was driving over the limit.

She was noticed by an officer on patrol in the area, who then pulled her over.

Hemeon was driving to her parents’ house with Tara to drop off a pumpkin that the two had carved for them. She wrote on Facebook that she was in a hurry to reach home in time for her daughter’s school work.


Only when she was pulled over did she realize that she was overspeeding.

The officer on duty asked her if there was any lawful reason due to which she was speeding. The mother told him the truth.

She explained that she was hurrying to drop off the pumpkin at her parents’ house. They had to get back home because her daughter had her homework to do.

The officer went back to his police car and Hemeon could figure out he was writing her a ticket.

She did not know that she would be touched by the gentleman’s words he wrote on the ticket.


The officer told her that he was giving her a warning, which was a huge relief for her. Hemeon thanked him and left.

She gave the ticket to Tara and asked her to read it out to her. She was left with tears in her eyes when her daughter read out what was written.

‘Thanks for all that you do. You could have spent Sunday alone, but you’re spending it helping your parents and daughter. Have a good day.’

Ayla Hemeon, Facebook, October 26, 2015.

The officer made her day. A little kindness by him went a long way and she would surely remember the incident for the rest of her life.

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