The Cop and the Snowbank - Memorial Video

Utterly homeless, Tom had been walking for days, hungry, tired and cold to the bone. With nowhere to go and sure no one would ever touch him again, never mind love him he  tried to end his life.  One police officer had other ideas.

Be part of creating a video of how one cop made choices that helped shape a positive future for one man at the end of his rope, ready to die, wanting to die. 

The video will be used as a training tool for police officers, other first responders and and to educate the general public  about trauma and compassion. 
Money raised will help produce the video and support it's presentation at training, conferences, etc. 

       "When I first met Tom over 10 years ago he told me this story and it had an incredible impact on me knowing it to be true as the words we say and the compassion we show as police officers, especially to our most vulnerable can have a life altering impact. This video is important to the police profession and I can’t think of any better way to show it than through Tom’s story, shared by myself many times over the years." 
             Tim Farquharson, Deputy Chief of Police, Peterborough Police Service, Ontario, Canada

       "It was the tone of the cops voice, the gentle but real concern. His words, the time he  had for me, this stayed with me. It crept in to my heart and stayed. "
                        Tom Regehr

Please donate in memory of the people who did not have a successful intervention, and the families they left behind. Help more people to open their hearts to the humanity of strangers and have compassion for their life journey.

Click Here to read the story 

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Shootin the video in Peterborough ON with Tim Farq



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Tom Regehr 
Fraserville, ON
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