This new cop wears a true badge of honor. Officer Erin Coughlin was given the shield number of her late father - a veteran NYPD cop killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 - when she graduated from the Police Academy on Friday along with 1,158 other recruits. Coughlin, 27, said taking the oath during the Academy's graduation ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was a dream come true. "It's an absolute honor," she said. "I had goosebumps the entire ceremony." More.
New NYPD cop Erin Coughlin gets badge number of her dad, who died on 9/11