Cedar Hill Honors 4-year-old as ‘Police Chief for a Day' for Actions That Led to Burglary Suspects' Arrest

It was past three in the morning when Ah'Maya Terrell of Cedar Hill heard the odd noises outside her bedroom window, and when a peek outside revealed four strangers hovering around her grandfather's truck, she didn't duck under the covers, or run off and hide in the closet.She got up and woke up her grandpa, so he could call the police.At Tuesday night's city council meeting, the Cedar Hill Police Department honored the four-year-old as its "Police Chief for a Day" for her gumshoe gumption on that cold January morning, when she was just three.Cedar Hill Police Chief Ely Reyes presented Ah'Maya with an honorary certificate as his department called on the city "to recognize her unique abilities, remarkable thinking and courageous action."  Continue reading...

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