Officer uses sign language to help deaf woman at California DMV, pays for new ID

There was no problem. It was a simple language barrier

Officer uses sign language to help woman apply for ID after report of disturbance

LOS ANGELES (Gray News) – What started as a disturbance call at a Department of Motor Vehicles office turned into a heartwarming exchange between a California Highway Patrol officer and a deaf woman.

When Officer Parra Rodriguez arrived at the DMV, he realized the “call was simply due to a language barrier,” CHP said in a Facebook post.

Rodriguez can be seen using American Sign Language to help the woman complete the application for an ID card in a video released by CHP.

When she came up short for the fee, the officer picked up the cost for her.

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