Dunkirk officers seen escorting daughter of fallen officer to pre-school

(Photo courtesy of Liz and Joshua Ehmke)

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — After one of their own lost his life in August, Dunkirk police escorted the fallen officer’s daughter to preschool.

Last month, Officer Matthew Hazelton died after a battle with ALS. He was diagnosed with the illness around Christmas this past year.

He was only 39 when he passed away, leaving behind a family.

This week, officers were seen escorting Hazelton’s daughter to pre-school.

The photo above was shared with News 4 by Liz and Joshua Ehmke.

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