Video: Ill boy becomes APD cop for day, arrests bandit

10-year-old Albuquerque boy with Muscular Dystrophy became a SWAT officer and the chief of the APD all in one day


By Danielle Todesco
KOB 4

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 10-year-old Albuquerque boy with Muscular Dystrophy became a SWAT officer and the chief of the Albuquerque Police Department all in one day.

He also caught a bandit terrorizing the city—It was all part of his wish, granted by APD and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Andrew Martines sat with family and friends on Sunday morning, patiently and quietly waiting for his call to duty.

Full StoryWish come true: Boy becomes honorary APD officer, arrests bandit

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