FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

N.C. Boy Buried With Full Police Honors

July 07, 2010  | 


The Raleigh (N.C.) Police Department said farewell to 8-year-old William Bunn, who had dreamed of becoming a police officer before he died of cancer.

Raleigh PD's Officer Graham Witherspoon met the boy a year ago, in April, during a visit to his school. The two struck up a friendship, and Bunn said he liked the officer's cool cap, crisp uniform and job description. Bunn had asked Witherspoon what he does, and the officer responded, "Simple. Catch the bad guys."

The boy became the department's first honorary officer on July 11. He was buried with full police honors.

Watch a video from CNN via WRAL:


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

jcellis @ 7/9/2010 7:25 AM

My deepest sympathies and prayers to the family,friends and brother and sister officers of the Raleigh PD with the passing of Officer Bunn.I'm certain he has touched many lives with his courage and inspiration.If any of us ever tend to forget the reason that we chose law enforcement as a calling,remember officer Bunn.

Rest easy,little brother and God bless.
J.C.Ellis/Officer,New Orleans PD(Ret.)

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

NC Major Dies of Apparent Heart Attack on Duty
A North Carolina police major died of an apparent heart attack Thursday after collapsing...
SC Deputy Turned Life Around, Now Shares Lessons with Teens
In addition to not finishing school, Jackamonis worried about possible removal from the...
Washington Trooper Saves Woman Having Stroke While Driving
Ramsay drove up next to the Acura to try to determine why the driver wasn’t stopping. He...
Louisiana Woman Jumps on Attacker to Rescue Officer
Vickie Williams-Tillman was on her way to the store Sunday morning when she noticed a...
Ohio Officer Injured in Vehicle Pursuit Crash
A Minerva, OH, police officer was injured early Sunday morning while pursuing a suspect’s...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine