Police fulfil brave 6-year-old cancer patient's dream of becoming an officer

Police fulfil brave 6-year-old cancer patient's dream of becoming an officer

- 6-year-old Dineo has leukaemia

- She has always dreamed of becoming a policewoman

- Brooklyn police officers fulfilled her dream recently

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Officers at Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria have fulfilled a young cancer patient's dream of becoming a policewoman.

Six-year-old Dineo Makofane, from Burgersfort in Limpopo, is currently receiving treatment for acute leukaemia, Briefly.co.za learned.

She has always dreamed of becoming an officer, a wish that Reach for a Dream Foundation conveyed to Brooklyn Police Station.

Young Dineo got a chance to be an officer for a day. Source: rekordeast.co.za

Young Dineo got a chance to be an officer for a day. Source: rekordeast.co.za

Inspiring hope.

Speaking to rekordeast.co.za, police spokesperson, Captain Colette Weilbach, said fulfilling a wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening condition inspires hope and courage in the child.

She said Dineo realised her dream when she put on her "uniform" and spent the day at the station last week.

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One of the officers with young Dineo. Source: rekordeast.co.za

One of the officers with young Dineo. Source: rekordeast.co.za

Dineo's excitement.

Dineo was excited to participate in a demonstration on how to handle a car hijacking situation and even became the hero of the day. Captain Weilbach said:

The 'suspects' were taken back to the Brooklyn police station where Makofane helped with taking fingerprints and to detain the suspect inside a police holding cell.
She received a K9 trophy and a police friendship certificate that was signed by the Brooklyn police station commander Brigadier Kushie Nair.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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