In early October 2017, 3-year-old Cohen Chastain honored a fallen officer from his hometown by standing up and saluting during her funeral procession — for two straight hours.
The tot’s actions moved not only his family but also the entire Floyd County Sheriff’s Office.
On October 24, 2017, the police officers wanted to thank Cohen for what he did and decided to make him an honorary police officer for the day. Like any officer, Cohen needed his very own squad car.
Everyone in the police department chipped in and bought Cohen his own pint-sized squad car as well as other goodies.
“Many of you might recall this amazing three-year-old. Cohen stood for more than two hours during the processional honoring our sister, Det. Kristen Hearne. We wanted to bless Cohen for his selfless act of support and love,” the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post.
Keep scrolling to see Cohen meet with police officers and receive his special gift.
Three-year-old Cohen left the deputies at the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office speechless when he honored a fallen officer by standing at salute for two hours.
To thank him, they wanted to honor the little boy and make him a police officer for a day.
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