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May 23, 2013 11:15 AM by NBC News

Kindergarten Cops: Show of Devotion

PHOENIX (KPNX) - Hundreds of Phoenix police officers stood in for a fellow fallen officer when they attended his daughter's kindergartner's graduation on Wednesday.

Cheers replaced tears as a bright blue wall of officers honored one of their own by standing up for his little princess.

All the officers were there to support a 6-year-old little girl, Tatum Raetz.

On Sunday her dad, Officer Daryl Raetz, was killed in the line of duty.

"He was a very good friend. I wish he was here see her. I hope to do him proud," said fellow officer Sara Garza.

Tatum was given flowers and a teddy bear, her mom Stephanie a warm embrace. Daryl was supposed to be there, but instead Tatum had an entire family of dads and a few extra moms.

Source: http://bit.ly/13LMfUo

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