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A fallen officer's department honors him by "swearing in" his young nephew

Enzo Russell, the nephew of fallen officer Sergeant Sam Howard, is "sworn in" to the Kissimmee Police Department.
Enzo Russell, the nephew of fallen officer Sergeant Sam Howard, is "sworn in" to the Kissimmee Police Department. Kissimmee Police Department via Storyful

For his birthday, Enzo Russell wasn't looking for the type of celebration other kids his age might want.

Instead, he was "sworn in" to the same police department as his uncle.

Russell's uncle, Sergeant Sam Howard, was killed in the line of duty in August 2017.

The Kissimmee Police Department, in Kissimmee, Florida, allowed the young nephew to take the oath and be ceremoniously "sworn in" to the department on his birthday.

He may be much too young to be an official cop, but watch Russell's sweet birthday wish come true:

Lena Blietz: 817-390-7571; @lenablietz

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