breaking news

Georgia police officer surprises girlfriend by proposing during traffic stop

Published: Thursday, June 06, 2019 @ 3:46 AM

SEE: Police Officer Surprises Girlfriend by Proposing During Traffic Stop

No one likes that feeling of seeing a pair of flashing police lights in their rear-view mirror, but for a Georgia woman, it ended up being the surprise of a lifetime

>> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news 

Officer John Heart with the DeKalb County Police Department had arranged a traffic stop with his friends at the Lawrenceville Police Department. 

Content Continues Below

This week, Lawrenceville police pulled over an SUV with his girlfriend, Alexis, inside. 

>> Read more trending news 

The officer asked her to get out of the car and there was Heart, down on one knee. 

“We're pleased to announce she said YES and wish the happy couple all the best as they plan their wedding and embark on married life,” the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office said in a post on its Facebook page

>> See the Facebook post here

In true police fashion, the happy couple said they will be getting married on Oct. 4 – 10-4.