that took the time to share something in common," Baurin said in an interview Friday.
Baurin posted the photo to social media, where users responded with enthusiastic approval for the street-level policing.
"Every once in a while you see an act of compassion which overwhelms you," Facebook user Jo-Anne Himmelman wrote.
"This photo shows how just two people can disprove the negativity in the world today.
The post has received over 1,000 reactions on Facebook and has been shared and retweeted hundreds of times - a surprising response to what community officer Const. "It's a little overwhelming that it happens for something that's just everyday," Currie said in an interview Friday.
"A big part of my job is to get to know everybody ...
Just think how much better the world would be if we could all communicate this way." "Compassion, empathy and understanding," Nicole Pettipas wrote."As essential to good policing as kevlar and weapons." Currie says he's known the busker seen in the photo for nine years.