Kansas City police officers delivered the surprise of a lifetime to a 3-year-old girl whose dream is to be a cop.


Dozens of police officers dropped by Hannah Pasley's lemonade stand last Friday and Saturday, which was set up to raise money for her own uniform, the Kansas City Star reported. After buying it Saturday morning with her aunt, Ashly Rooks, Hannah continued her lemonade stand in the afternoon wearing her new uniform.

When no one was stopping by the stand, Rooks and her friend Sierra Moore posted to Facebook to encourage an officer to visit.

The posts went viral and an hour and a half later, patrol cars were seen driving down the block toward Hannah's lemonade stand.

Moore wrote on Facebook that at least 50 police officers showed up, including k-9 units and a helicopter fly over.

"I love police," Hannah told the Kansas City Star Sunday. "I'm going to be a police officer when I get big."


Hannah was given a Kansas City Police Department patch and a Clay County Junior Deputy badge.

Rooks posted over 20 photos of the lemonade stand surprise on her Facebook saying "you can see the pure joy all the officers brought to her face."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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