Amid a tense demonstration outside an MBTA station, a Boston man offered a sign of peace to a police officer.Nathan Garvin, who lives in the city’s Mattapan neighborhood, shook hands with a Boston police officer outside the Forest Hills station to prove that not all police officers are bad.”Quite honestly, I mean, they’re human beings like us,” Garvin said. “They’re men in uniform just doing their job. Not all cops are bad. There are just a few bad eggs and there are just a lot of young kids that don’t understand that, but they need to understand that.”Garvin said he decided to attend a protest in Franklin Park on Tuesday and continue to demonstrate at Forest Hills to show support George Floyd and the other victims of police brutality.”There’s a lot of corruption going on in the (justice) system,” he said. “We need to get those people out.”Garvin said he would continue to support protests throughout the night as long as those demonstrations remain peaceful and lawful.

Amid a tense demonstration outside an MBTA station, a Boston man offered a sign of peace to a police officer.

Nathan Garvin, who lives in the city’s Mattapan neighborhood, shook hands with a Boston police officer outside the Forest Hills station to prove that not all police officers are bad.

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“Quite honestly, I mean, they’re human beings like us,” Garvin said. “They’re men in uniform just doing their job. Not all cops are bad. There are just a few bad eggs and there are just a lot of young kids that don’t understand that, but they need to understand that.”

Garvin said he decided to attend a protest in Franklin Park on Tuesday and continue to demonstrate at Forest Hills to show support George Floyd and the other victims of police brutality.

“There’s a lot of corruption going on in the (justice) system,” he said. “We need to get those people out.”

Garvin said he would continue to support protests throughout the night as long as those demonstrations remain peaceful and lawful.

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