The officer agreed to move Thompson's handcuffs from the back to the front so he could put the ring on her finger.
For better or worse came a little sooner than expected to one Oklahoma couple.before she even said yes.
"I love him. I'm ready to spend the rest of my life with him", Keith said.
Thompson was celebrating his 35th birthday and Independence Day with family when he was arrested.
The couple is planning to set a wedding date after the legal troubles have been resolved. Anderson told CNN that the bench warrants were for failure to appear in court or failure to pay.
Thompson told CNN he's exhausted of running and plans to turn his life around.
The bodycam video shows Thompson promising his mother and new fiancée that he will turn his life around and "get a job".More news: Arsenal ready to make £45m bid for third summer signing
He was released from jail just one day later after his future wife pulled their savings together to bail him out.
For Thompson, this already unique day was capped by officers showing up to arrest him on felony warrants, News WKRG reports.
It was a surprise unlike any other this Fourth of July for some Muskogee police officers and one lucky lady.
"There's all kinds of situations out here, everybody makes choices everyday". She thanked police for allowing her boyfriend to propose - calling them "amazing". "And if by letting him take a moment before going to jail to do what he did, then we did our jobs".
She said yes! Oh, and the Muskogee Police Department arrested him too, but whatever, that's a small detail.
"Police officers are human".