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Local police line the streets to take Lt. Aaron Allan's son to school

Posted at 12:26 PM, Aug 08, 2018

SOUTHPORT, Ind. -- Usually, when dozens of police cars line the street, it's not a good thing. 

But it was a good thing Wednesday morning when the son of fallen Southport Lt. Aaron Allan was escorted to school on his first day back.

A little more than one year ago, Lt. Allan was killed in the line of duty. But hours before he died, he walked his son to the bus on his first day of kindergarten. So on Wednesday, Southport police and other local law enforcement agencies were there to support Aaron Allan Jr. 

The Southport chief of police said he wants the family to know they have a strong support system. 

"We are a family in law enforcement," Chief Thomas Vaughn said. "We want little Aaron and Stacy to know we always will be here for them. If they need anything, we're a phone call away. It's important for us to be here today so little Aaron knows he still has that family and we're always going to be here to support him."

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