MCPHERSON, Kan. (KSNW) — An 11-year-old boy who is battling terminal brain cancer was sworn in as an honorary officer by the McPherson Police Department on Tuesday.

A tweet from the McPherson Police Department says DJ Daniel was at the FBI National Academy and, while there, was given the honor.

Daniel’s goal is to raise awareness of childhood cancers by joining 758 law enforcement agencies.

McPherson Police Chief Mikel Golden swore Daniel in.