CORAL SPRING, FL – In the midst of the pandemic, Kimberly Encalada suffered deeply.

The Coral Springs resident unexpectedly lost her husband. She also had a medical condition that required the help of others to get through.

So Encalada needed to move right away to be closer to her family and friends.

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But she couldn’t pull off the relocation on her own.

Enter Coral Springs Police Department.

According to a news release from the department, when Detective Frank Randazzo heard Encalada’s story, he reached out to his fellow officers and got them to assist her.

On Saturday, June 27, deputy chiefs Brad McKeone and Shawn Backer, as well as a captain, two sergeants, a detective, and four officers, showed up at Encalada’s home to pack her stuff into a truck for the move.

In addition, the department’s detective unit and community involvement staff raised more than $500 to help Encalada resettle.

Encalada told the police: “The move was really great. The house was cleared in less than 30 minutes. I’ve never seen anything like it.”

She added: “You guys are truly amazing! Thank you again.”


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