It was a special day for Kevin Will Jr. 

Kevin Jr. had his first day of kindergarten this week but one notable person in his life couldn’t be there – his dad. 

Houston police officer Kevin Will, 37, died in 2011 while investigating a hit-and-run on the North Loop

A drunk driver went around police roadblocks and hit Officer Will, killing him instantly.

The driver pleaded guilty to intoxicated manslaughter and was sentenced to 55 years in prison, according to . 

Officer Will had just married, gained two stepchildren and canli tombala siteleri his wife was seven months pregnant with Kevin Jr.

The Houston Police Department shared a cute photo of the officers and Kevin Jr. on his special day

The Houston Police Department shared a cute photo of the officers and canli tombala siteleri Kevin Jr. on his special day

Although Kevin Jr. didn’t have his dad with him on his monumental day, that didn’t stop the Houston Police Department from supporting one of their own. 

More than 100 officers showed up to walk Kevin Jr. to Wildwood Elementary School in Tomball, Texas. 

‘He’d like to have his dad here, but he’s unfortunately not. So this is the second best thing and he’s come to know them as a part of his family,’ Cyndee Herring, Kevin Jr.’s grandmother told . 

Kevin Will's officer photo. He was killed in 2011 after being hit by a drunk driver 

Kevin Will’s officer photo. He was killed in 2011 after being hit by a drunk driver 

Officer Don Egdorf who was there the night of the accident and canli tombala siteleri testified at Officer Will’s trial and canli tombala siteleri was there for Kevin Jr. when he needed him. 

He said that he, along with his fellow officers, where just trying to do something to ensure Kevin Jr. had the necessary support – not just on his first day of school but everyday. 

Kevin Jr. would have liked to have his dad there but having the Houston Police Department was the next best thing

Officer Don Egdorf testified at the trial for Kevin Will and now he gets to be there for his son

Kevin Jr. would have liked to have his dad there but having the Houston Police Department was the next best thing

More than 100 officers came to walk Kevin Jr. to his school in Tomball, Texas

More than 100 officers came to walk Kevin Jr. to his school in Tomball, Texas

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