By Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
Published: 22:30 BST, 31 July 2017 | Updated: 03:54 BST, 1 August 2017
A rookie police officer is garnering praise for an act of kindness he extended to a woman accused of shoplifting.
Officer Bennet Johns, who joined the Laurel, Maryland police department in May, was called to a local grocery store on July 22 regarding a 20-year-old woman accused of shoplifting.
The woman with her infant son, who reportedly bought some items but did not have $15 for two packs of diapers, and tried to walk out with them.
Officer Bennet Johns is seen purchasing diapers for a