Wisconsin police officer Darryl Robinson knows a thing or two about paying it forward. Robison recently helped an 8-year-old boy who left alone at school when no one came to pick him up—on his birthday. The incident reminded Robinson of his own childhood, when a local police captain took him under his wing.
Howe Elementary School called Robinson, an officer from the Green Bay Police Department, because no one could pick up the student from school. The boy’s mother is in jail and she had removed other family members from the emergency contact list, according to BuzzFeed News.
Robinson had actually met the boy before when he responded to a child custody dispute between his grandmother and mother. Robinson got permission from the boy’s grandfather, who was injured and babysitting the boy’s other siblings, to take him for a ride in his police car. He gave the boy some Green Bay Packer cards and …