5-year-old with kidney cancer sworn in as honorary Tulsa Police Officer

TULSA, Okla. - The Tulsa Police Department swore in a five-year-old girl as an honorary police officer Tuesday morning.

Aaliyah Alexander suffers from stage four kidney cancer and is currently in hospice care. Her family says she has always dreamt of becoming a police officer.

Alexander was surprised by police as she was sworn in around 10:30 outside her home. There were more than a dozen police officer, fire personnel, EMTs, some of her nurses and family gathered for the ceremony.

TPD presented Alexander with a uniform, badge and a signed proclamation from Mayor G.T. Bynum.

Also, the Tulsa Zoo and Oklahoma Aquarium presented Alexander with gifts. Her family says she has been wanting to visit those places and play with the animals.

Watch a Facebook live of the swearing in in the player below:

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