Reblogged from: 2012thebigpicture
Filippino Police Officer has No Stomach for Rioting
As Officer Joselito Sevilla aggressively held the line, protesters asked him why he was fighting them. From behind his shield Sevilla replied, “I am a policeman. I’m just doing my job.” To the shock of the protestors, Sevilla burst into tears, repeating, “I am a policeman. I’m just doing my job.”
The protestors went silent as the weeping officer lowered his shield. A man placed his hand on Sevilla’s shoulder, telling him that everything would be all right. A woman comforted him, as she offered a handkerchief to wipe his tears. The compassionate crowd remained huddled around Sevilla until his supervisors took him away.
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