In the town of Farmington, New Hampshire, if you’re caught playing by the rules, you just might be rewarded for it.
Farmington Police Chief Jay Drury told NBC News he got the idea to thank citizens for their good behaviour early this winter after he spotted a man make his way through heavy snow to get to a crosswalk.
"I said to myself, that gentlemen deserves a medal for battling the snow that we’ve had and everything else," Drury said in a recent interview.
"And it was a couple of days later, and it kept weighing on me, and I thought to myself, I can’t give him a medal but maybe I can do something else.”
The police department teamed up with a local convenience store, Crowley’s Variety & Grill, to set up the program. Officers hand out gift cards for free pizza slices and fries at the restaurant as a thank you to unsuspecting citizens “caught” using crosswalks, turn signals, and obeying other traffic laws.
The Holy Rosary Credit Union donated US$250 to help fund the program.
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