A 3-year-old boy battling a unique form of cancer got his wish Wednesday to join the ranks of the Chicago Police Department.
David Juarez, who has neuroblastoma, a cancer attacking his nervous system, got a CPD motorcycle escort and was sworn in as a Chicago police officer, thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. He was even sworn in by Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson.
After reading David his responsibilities, Johnson asked “Do you accept?”
David paused for a moment before nodding in affirmation to the applause of his fellow officers. Johnson then bestowed upon the young officer his very own badge and certificate before they exchanged a vigorous salute.
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