Police officers support prom-bound teen who lost police father in line of duty

In 2013, Officer Rod Lee Bradway, of Indianapolis, was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call. His actions saved the lives of a mother and her baby.

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The Indianapolis Star reported May 6 that earlier this month, Officer Bradway’s daughter, Sierra Bradway, attended prom and wanted to make her dad a part of the special night. She and her date planned to stop by her father’s grave site to snap a few photos before heading off to the dance.

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But when Sierra and her date, Brock Spayd, arrived, they were greeted by dozens of police officers who came to support Sierra.

According to CNN, Brock’s mother is a captain at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. When she heard about Sierra’s pre-prom plan, she called upon other officers in the area to make it even more special.

“There were a lot of laughs, some tears, but most importantly, there was love,” the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department wrote in a video shared on Facebook.

IMPD video from the day can be watched below.

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