Fifth District Officers received a special request from the staff of the Hospice of the Western Reserve on East 185th Street: to attend a 7 year old’s birthday party. Joey, who turned 7 on September 11, was asked what super hero he wanted on his birthday cake and he requested a police officer! Joey’s mother is a patient at the hospice, so the family planned to celebrate there.
Sergeants Tim Gill and Dave Skrletts made sure to pass the word along and grab some gifts (wrapped complete with police line tape bows) for his special day. When the officers showed up to surprise Joey, he was all smiles. Happy Birthday, Joey! We were so happy to celebrate your special day with you! You are our hero!