• Boy, 8, with little time to live gets wish of becoming police officer

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    BETHEL PARK, Pa. - Joey Fabus wants to be a police officer when he grows up. Sadly, the 8-year-old has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and doctors say he doesn’t have much time to live.

    So you can imagine how amazing it was for the little boy and his family as Joey’s biggest wish was granted Tuesday.

    Joey was sworn in as an honorary Bethel Park officer and wasted no time getting to work as he pulled over a car, wrote a ticket, testified in court and performed a security walk-through.

    “It has been wonderful.  We’ve had a huge outpour of love and support, and it means the world to us,” said Joey’s mom.

    Joey also got a toy police car and handcuffs on Tuesday.

    Doctors give Joey six months to a year to live.

    A benefit concert will be held for Joey on July 19 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 7 p.m.  More information.




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