. . .In the body camera footage, Ryan [Holet] questions Champ [addicted mother] and her companion for almost 11 minutes. He focused on Champ and tried to figure out whether she fully understood the danger drug use was inflicting on her unborn child . . .
In the course of the conversation, Champ emotionally told Ryan that she desperately hoped someone would adopt her baby. Champ says the words triggered a change in the officer’s demeanor . . .
Ryan showed Champ a picture of his wife and four children, including a 10-month old baby and in that moment offered to adopt her baby . . .
Ryan walked up to his wife, who was holding their 10-month old baby, and said he had just met a pregnant woman who was shooting up heroin and that he offered to adopt the baby. (Read more from “Cop Adopts Homeless Mother’s Opioid-Addicted Newborn” HERE)