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4-Year-Old Boy’s Dream Of Being A Police Officer Comes True Due To The Make-A-Wish Foundation

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A 4-year-old boy, only known as Stone, is a new officer that joined the ranks of the Orlando Police Department last month.

Through Northern and Central Florida Make-A-Wish, Stone was sworn in and was even able to solve a little crime.

On Wednesday, a limo and a great police presence were observed outside the Orlando Police Headquarters. When the limo pulled up, tactical officers rapelled from the facility.

Years ago, Stone began dealing with kidney failure, and his dad had given him one of his kidneys 2 years ago. Because he has always thought of being a police officer, the Orlando Police Department and Orlando City soccer made it happen.

“Our kids go through so much when they battle their critical illness. So we’re here to celebrate him and help give him the strength and joy in his life,” stated the president of the foundation in Northern and Central Florida.

“Congratulations! You’re a police officer,” Chief Eric Smith said to Stone as the 4-year-old took oath.

The SWAT team then gave him his small- size uniform, and the Chief swore him in. Minutes later, Officer Stone received his first case.

“We just got word of a bold dog-napping,” one public information officer reported. This had been an OPD mock-up of a newscast, featuring a crime for Officer Stone to handle.

“His name is Rocky. Please help me find my dog,” the pretend victim stated.

The “suspect” was apprehended a little while later, and Rocky was giving back. Officer Stone took off in his own, customized OPD patrol vehicle.

“Every day he’s trying to catch bad guys. Just last night, dad went to jail so many times because [Stone] has the handcuffs now. So, he’s just sending everybody to jail except for me. Mom doesn’t go to jail,” stated Sophia Hicks, Stone’s mother.

Following meeting his “Paw Patrol” friends and solving the dog-napping matter, Stone will now go to Exploria stadium to assist in solving a pretend burglary.

This is just the start for Orlando’s newest police officer, Officer Stone.




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