SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois State Police Trooper Dakotah Chapman-Green is on the road to recovery after being shot and beaten during a traffic stop. On Saturday, he got a unique show of support from a community he recently joined.
When Thomas Huber heard about Chapman-Green getting shot in the line of duty, he wanted to find a way to show his support. He didn’t know how to do it though, until he found out Chapman-Green owned a Jeep.
“It kind of hit hard for me, because my grandpa and uncle were both city officers here in Springfield for many years,” Huber said.
Jeep owners have their fair share of traditions. They have special waves and special clubs — but one in particular stands out: they leave each other rubber ducks.
“The message is one, nice Jeep, and two, hey, I was thinking about you and just kind of sending you Jeep love, you know,” attendee Shari Beahringer…
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