Boy who was Detroit police chief for a day has died
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PLACE ON HIS RESUME THAT HE SERVED AS DETROIT'S POLICE CHIEF. ARRIVING BY HELICOPTER AT DPD HEADQUARTERS THIS MORNING, 9 YEAR OLD JAVON HAD THE EXPERIENCE OF HIS YOUNG LIFE, RUBBING SHOULDERS WITH THE TOP BRASS AND ALL THEIR TOYS FROM HORSES TO TANKS TO POLICE VEHICLES AS DETROIT'S POLICE CHIEF FOR A DAY. I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS. CERTAINLY, THIS IS A TESTIMONY OF DETROIT POLICE OFFICERS ALWAYS WILLING TO GIVE BACK. HE DESERVES IT. HE'S BEEN THROUGH A LOT, IN AND OUT THE HOSPITAL. HE WAS IN INTENSIVE CARE, LIKE LIFE OR DEATH. Rhonda: YOU WOULDN'T KNOW FROM LOOKING AT HIM, BUT LAST YEAR, HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH LEUKEMIA. THIS IS NOT A DAY OF SADNESS BUT A DAY OF CELEBRATION FOR CHIEF JAVON. HE IS A SPIRITED YOUNG MAN WHO DREAMS OF ONE DAY BEING A POLICE OFFICER. Rhonda: HE HASN'T BEEN IN SCHOOL FOR MONTHS BUT ISN'T MISSING THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME AND HIS CLASSMATES CAME TO EXPERIENCE IT, TOO. [APPLAUSE] CHIEF JAMES CRAIG AND MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND OTHER AGENCIES AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS ALL CAME TOGETHER. AND THEY MADE THIS DAY FULL OF FUN AND MEMORIES THAT WILL LAST FOREVER. I WILL DISCHARGE THE DUTIES OF CHIEF OF POLICE. Rhonda: HE TOOK THE OATH OF OFFICE AND ASSUMED HIS DUTIES FOR THE DAY.
The Detroit Police Department and The City of Detroit mourn the loss of one of their favorite son's. Chief for the day Jayvon Felton, the nine year old boy who smiled his way into our hearts last month, lost his battle with cancer today. It is with heavy hearts and tear filled eyes that we say goodbye to this young hero taken from us too soon.
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