Dallas police Sgt. Michael Smith was huge on Valentine’s Day. Yearly, he would spoil his spouse and daughters for the vacation.
Smith, who lived in Carrollton, died in 2016 within the downtown Dallas ambush that left 4 different officers lifeless.
Earlier than leaving for work the day he died, Smith requested Caroline for a kiss, telling her to kiss him prefer it was the final time. That was the kind of man that he was — dedicated to his household, a perfectionist, a warrior and a guardian, family members stated after his demise.
Officers from Dallas and Carrollton — together with those that know the household personally — took it upon themselves this yr to proceed the Valentine’s Day traditions Smith began for his household.
Almost two dozen officers from the Carrollton Police Division lined up outdoors the Mary Immaculate Faculty in Farmers Department on Wednesday handy roses to his youngest daughter, Caroline. Additionally they gifted her a stuffed animal and chocolate and introduced cupcakes for her classmates.