Yarmouth Police officer helps boy injured at baseball game

YARMOUTH, Mass. — A mother is singing a Yarmouth Police officer’s praises for helping her injured son.

As part of his patrol, Officer Nick Giammarco often stops by and walks around the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox games as a community policing initiative.

While at a recent game, a young boy named Drew was playing around and fell down, resulting in a cut to his head. Officer Giammarco used one of the player’s water bottles to wash out the wound and applied pressure with paper towels to control the bleeding.

Once Drew calmed down, Officer Giammarco gave him a flag pin with the Yarmouth Police Department’s badge on it. He explained to Drew he could wear the pin for being so brave.

A short time later, a foul ball landed behind Officer Giammarco and the ball was given to him. Officer Giammarco brought the ball over to Drew to hopefully put a smile on his face.

Drew’s mother, Mary Jones, sent a special thank you card and two St. Michael Prayer Coins to Officer Giammarco for helping her son.

The card read:

Officer Giammarco,
Thank you so much for the kindness you showed my son, Drew, at the Y-D Red Sox game the other night. 
I’m a single mother who works full time in Boston for the Army National Guard and Drew spends a majority of his time on the Cape with his grandparents. He loves baseball and idolizes the military, police department & fire department. 
The time you spent checking in on him, giving him the flag pin and fly ball made a lasting impression.
Thank you, truly from the bottom of my heart for going above and beyond.
Mary Jones

Officer Giammarco just celebrated seven years with the Yarmouth Police Department.

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