Infant son of slain Indiana deputy named an honorary officer - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Infant son of slain Indiana deputy named an honorary officer

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- He's too young to talk or walk, but he's already sworn to serve and protect -- sort of.

The Massachusetts College of Art and Design Police Department appointed little Noah Koontz as an honorary officer Wednesday.

The infant boy lost his father Deputy Carol Koontz.

He was shot and killed in March 2016 while serving a warrant in Russiaville, Indiana.

The department also sent the family a letter and a patch for a quilt, writing "We will always be your extended family in blue."

Indiana Going Blue has been collecting patches for Noah. If you would like to send him a letter or a patch, please mail it to:

Indiana Going Blue
PO Box 17642
Indianapolis, IN 46217

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