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Man With Down Syndrome Sworn In as Honorary Police Officer, Days Before His Birthday

Playing Man With Down Syndrome Sworn In as Honorary Police Officer, Days Before His Birthday

The ultimate birthday wish has come true for a Kentucky man with Down syndrome after he was sworn in as an honorary police officer just before he turned 23.

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Brennan Wheatley has wanted to be a cop since he was a kid.

And just days before his birthday, his dreams became reality when he was named a Campbellsville police officer in a ceremony attended by friends and family.

"Officer Wheatley is ready to go," Campbellsville Police Chief Pat Thompson announced after the swearing in ceremony, WLEX18 reported.

He was presented with a badge and uniform before being dispatched to duty right away.

Read: Heartbreaking Image Shows 2 Children Praying for Their Police Officer Dad in Front Of Squad Car

His partner for the day, Officer Andy Warren, joined him as they patrolled the streets in a squad car, where Wheatley kept the streets safe by making a traffic stop.

He even cuffed a perpetrator before loading him into the backseat of the patrol car.

Warren told WLEX18: "He reminds us every day of what it's like to help people."

Watch: Police Officer Photographed Kneeling to Clean Homeless Man's Feet: 'You Just Feel Compassion'

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