FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Field Training Officer Kenneth Martin has been named the January Employee of the Month at the Fort Smith Police Department for his act of kindness towards a couple caught stealing food from a Walmart with their kids around the holidays.
On November 30, Martin and another officer were called to the Walmart on Zero St in Fort Smith about a couple shoplifting with their kids.
The man was taken into custody, but the woman was allowed to leave with the children.
Body camera footage shows Martin at customer service paying for food the couple was stealing.