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Larry Deprimo

Kind Cop Gives Boots To Barefoot Homeless Woman, Restores Our Faith In Justice

Posted 12.30.2013 | Impact

A San Francisco cop went above and beyond the call of duty to help a woman in need. While patrolling the streets on Friday afternoon, Officer Jacki...

WATCH: Barefoot 'Homeless' NY Man Has 30 Pairs Of Shoes, Spotted With Cash Wad

Posted 03.28.2013 | Impact

The story of the barefoot, purportedly homeless New York man has taken one more surprising turn. Jeffrey Hillman, better known as the man who made ...

True Homeland Security

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

How do we scale up these wonderful, individual acts to create a society where it is unthinkable that frostbite is common among the homeless? Or better still: Where it is unthinkable that anyone be homeless?

Should We Give A Homeless Man Shoes?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

What are we to make of the morality tale of giving the homeless man a pair of shoes when the man is not homeless, has an undesirable past and has apparently discarded the shoes?

Officials: Barefoot NYC Man In Viral Photo Isn't Homeless

Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact

It turns out the homeless, barefoot man who captured the hearts of thousands isn’t actually homeless. Jeffrey Hillman, the recipient of a pair of bo...

Viral and Values

David Sable | Posted 02.02.2013 | Media
David Sable

New York City Police Officer Larry DePrimo offered a homeless man true human kindness -- basic goodness -- no strings attached, no dogma connected, no qualifications required or requested. Religions have been started with less.

Why New Yorkers respect the NYPD as New York's finest

Heather Robinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | New York
Heather Robinson

Police officers and brass of smaller burghs take note: nowadays most New Yorkers show great respect to the NYPD. And not because they demand it with violence, bullying, or bossiness -- but because of officers like Larry DePrimo.

Cop Who Bought Boots For Homeless Man: 'I Had To Help Him'

Posted 11.30.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: Nov. 30, 2012, 5:43 p.m. EST When NYPD Officer Larry DePrimo bought boots for a homeless man who had blisters "the size of his palm,” he...

LOOK: NYPD Cop Buys Homeless Man Boots, Photo Goes Viral

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact

You have to like what NYPD Officer Larry DePrimo did for a barefoot man in Manhattan one frigid night this month. In fact, more than 260,000 Facebook ...