Aspen police officers hold birthday celebration for inmate going through a ‘rough time’
ASPEN, Colo. -- A Facebook post by the Aspen Police Department spread a little sunshine on Monday. The post details the actions of three police officers who realized that a repeat offender, a man in a "rough place" in life, would be spending his birthday in jail. The officers dealing with the man took it upon themselves to acknowledge his birthday in an unforgettable way, purchasing a cake and helping him celebrate on what otherwise was certain to be a dark day.