Rochester had a new police chief on Thursday. Jason Symonds was sworn in by Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli. He is 11-years-old and a student at Clyde-Savannah. The ceremony was made possible by Make a Wish Foundation. Symonds was diagnosed with lymphoblastic leukemia. His day on the job included training with the SWAT team and a visit to the mounted patrol, time with K9s and trying on night vision glasses. He also got onto a boat and helicopter during his term as chief. He gets to keep the badge and uniform.
Honorary Chief of Police Jayson Symonds and his troops. Jayson on behalf of all the men & women in law enforcement we wish you all the best! pic.twitter.com/Gghjh2MwXt— Rochester NY Police (@RochesterNYPD) June 21, 2018