ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Elk Grove police gave a man with a disability a glimpse into what it’s like to be a police officer, said the Elk Grove Police Department.
The man, Matthew, whose dream was to become a police officer and protect his community, was unable to do so due to a disability.READ MORE: Republic Win Over Earthquakes At US Open Cup Match Gives New Hope To MLS Dream
Luckily for him, Elk Grove officers decided to give him a glimpse into what a day in the life of a police officer was like.READ MORE: Missing Auburn Man Found Dead Near Gold Country Fairgrounds
The officers showed him around and let him see what they do.MORE NEWS: Turlock Man Accused Of Sending And Receiving Child Porn Online
They concluded the day by saying, Matthew’s “big heart and strong mind makes [him] the ideal candidate,” and it is unfortunate that he isn’t able to pursue his dream.