- Officers from the Las Vegas police department showed love to the child of their colleague who died from coronavirus
- The police officers accompanied 9-year-old Jasson on his first day in school as they assured him they would always be there
- Many who reacted to the story of the 9-year-old boy thanked the police department for standing by the deceased's family
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An officer of a Las Vegas police station lost his life to coronavirus on Wednesday, June 9, and since then the parenting of his son has been left to the mother alone.
As this man’s son, Jason Swanger, was going to make his first appearance in school, his father’s colleagues were available to offer him support, People reports.
We will always be there for you
As he stepped into school, the police officers were beside Jason. While writing about the moment on social media, the police department said:
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"The families of the fallen are not left behind. Our officers escorted Noah Swanger, 9, to his first day of 4th grade at Steve Schorr Elementary.”
The department assured the boy and his family that they will always be there for him even in his quest to one day become a police officer.
He is now the man of the house
While going to school, CNN reports that Jason wore a white shirt and a tie to show that he is now the man of the house.
Below are some of the reactions when it was posted on Instagram:
"God bless these kind-hearted police."
"Ahh pure lovely."
"So very sweet of the LVMPD to help take care of Noah!"
"Police families are like a giant family. This is wonderful to see."
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"Also passively reminding the other kids not to bully him."
A single dad's story
Sharing a photo of his daughter, the man revealed that he has been a single parent for nearly 10 years.
The dad stated that over the course of those years, his relationship with his daughter grew and developed well.