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Fallen Elwood officer’s father sworn in as police officer

Matthew Shahnavaz being sworn in (Photo provided/Elwood Police Department)

ELWOOD, Ind. (WISH) — The father of a slain Elwood police officer was sworn in Wednesday night as a reserve police officer with the Elwood Police Department.

The Elwood Police Department announced on Facebook that it has sworn in Matthew Shahnavaz, the father of fallen officer Noah Shahnavaz.

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Shahnavaz trained all week with the department to complete his 40 hour pre-basic training course. His badge number is 139 in honor of his son.