Ga. child gets wish to 'fight bad guys'


By Karen Rosen
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Wearing a uniform that was just his size, complete with Stetson hat, handcuffs, flashlight and sleeve patches as big as his biceps, Darrien Salter went right to work Thursday.

The 7-year-old from Lawrenceville spent the day as Officer Salter, Badge No. 1273. Just call him "the short arm of the law."

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