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

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Video: 7-Year-Old Brain Tumor Survivor Makes Key Chains for Pennsylvania Officers

April 15, 2016  | 

VIDEO: 7-Year-Old Brain Tumor Survivor Makes Key Chains for Pennsylvania Officers

While some superheroes hide their identities, 7-year-old Darien Hoefling's emblem is a scar that goes across his forehead.

"I beat a brain tumor," says Hoefling, who goes by "Deej."

Last summer doctors discovered a rapidly growing brain tumor that required two emergency surgeries.

Fortunately the tumor was not cancerous but it has left him partially blind and caused him to miss a lot of school while in recovery.

To pass the time Deej makes personalized key chains for his heroes at the Mount Holly (PA) Police Department, CBS Philly reports.

To say thank you the department threw him a superhero pizza party on Thursday and wore superhero t-shirts under their uniforms.

Chief Tom Mastrangelo also swore Deej in as an honorary police officer.


Be the first to comment on this story





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

Dallas City Council Approves Pay Hike for Police, Firefighters
The starting pay for police officers and fire-rescue workers will now be $60,000,...
Former Massachusetts Officer Convicted of "Straw" Gun Purchases
A jury has convicted 38-year-old Adarbaad Karaniā€”a former officer with the Boston (MA)...
Off-Duty Delaware Officer Helps Stop Rapist from Sexually Assaulting Woman
As the off-duty officer approached the assault scene, he was assisted by on-duty officers...
Sheriff Says Deputy Shot in the Back Last Week Remains Paralyzed
Deputy Jaime Morales was shot in the back while Scott County deputies and Georgetown...
Indiana K-9 Removed from Duty after Killing another Dog at "Bacon Fest"
A police dog with the Portage (IN) Police Department has been removed from duty after it...

Police Magazine