CHICAGO (CBS)– Chicago police officers escorted the daughter of fallen officer, Eduardo Marmolejo, to her first day of school Tuesday morning.
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Officers escorted Maddy Marmolejo, daughter of fallen CPD officer Eduardo Marmolejo (EOW 12/17/2018), to her first day of school this morning. Maddy walked in surrounded by officers who were there in honor of her father. pic.twitter.com/uiPfT1thGMREAD MORE: Evacuation Order Remains In Effect Within 1 Mile Of Rockton Chemical Plant Fire
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A video, posted on Twitter by Chicago police, captures Maddy Marmolejo and two family members walking into Morgan Park Academy, surrounded by officers saluting in honor of her father.
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Marmolejo’s name was added to Illinois Police Officers Memorial in Springfield, and he was honored during National Police Week in D.C. in May.