Living his dream: 19-year-old with Down’s Syndrome made policeman for a day

Dressed in a police uniform, especially sewn by police for the occasion, Stevin Mathew, who has Down Syndrome, beams, when police officers received him inside the station. Joe Mathew is a happy 19 year old. His desire to be a policeman for a long time was made for one day, thanks to the Chennai police.

However, a police uniform, especially sewn by police for the occasion, Stevin Mathew, who has Down Syndrome, beams, when police officers received him inside the station Friday. He is son Rajeev and Ciby Mathew Doha in Qatar, and is currently studying at a special school called HOPE Qatar led by his parents. On Friday, he participated in rounds in the police patrol vehicle around Ashok Nagar, accompanied by police officers and their parents.

It all started with an email that Mr. Mathew wrote to the Chennai Police Commissioner, A.K. Vishwanathan, 10 days ago. “I was fascinated by the police after seeing their favorite stars Suresh Gopi, Vijay and others.” He always wanted to be a policeman, so I decided to write a letter to the Commissioner when we arrived in Chennai for a holiday, “Mathew told The Hindu.

Last week, officers at the Ashok Nagar police station called Mr. Mathew, and two days ago they came to meet with Stevin. “They took their steps and even put on a police uniform with two stars sewn for him,” said the happy father. Born was in full excitement when he entered the Ashok Nagar police station around 5 pm. on Friday. “I took a couple of calls and used the equipment of walkie-talkies and other communications,” said a police officer attached to Ashok Nagar police station.

Although Stevin holds a degree in computer applications, his father believes that children like him can explode if given appropriate opportunities. “He met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he arrived in Qatar,” Mathe said. Commissioner A.K. Vishwanathan, who launched the program, said he anticipated that the day would only be a source of encouragement for Stevin.

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