DC Police mentioned the officer who could possibly be seen screaming in agony as he was crushed in a doorway throughout the Capitol riot is recovering and doing effectively. Within the video from contained in the Capitol, the officer may solely be recognized by his badge quantity, 4518.
Nevertheless, the title of officer Daniel Hodges has since been publicised, after a 10-year-old lady from Billings, Montana was so horrified by seeing the video on the information that she wrote him a letter. Her mother posted the letter on Twitter asking for assist getting it to the officer, and it garnered the eye of the DC police division who put out a response.
Ms Jablonksi informed NBC4 in Washington DC: “We’re pondering what may we do to let Emma categorical her emotions and let the officer know that she cared and that she didn’t like what she was seeing? So, I used to be like, ‘How does a letter sound?’ and she or he was like, ‘Excellent,’”
Emma’s letter to officer Daniel Hodges reads:
“Pricey Officer, I’m Emma and I’m 10 years previous. I hope you heal from being crushed. I really feel unhealthy for you. These persons are actually unhealthy hurting you. I hope you and your loved ones are good and wholesome. After I noticed the video on CNN about folks crushing you with a door I virtually cried. Get Properly.
Ms Jablonski informed Fox 5 that she’s acquired responses from across the nation and the world from folks happy to listen to that Mr Hodges was on the mend.
NBC 4 Washington reported that Emma obtained to fulfill Mr Hodges on a Zoom name Tuesday.
“From the underside of my coronary heart, thanks a lot,” Mr Hodges mentioned. He added that he was “kinda banged up however I’m trying ahead to getting again on the market”.
Mr Hodges informed Emma that he has a “headache that received’t give up,” however is “doing alright all issues thought-about.”