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Kissimmee police walk fallen officer Matthew Baxter’s daughters to first day of school

ORLANDO, Fla. — Kissimmee police gave three sisters a special send-off on their first day of school.

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The girls are the daughters of fallen Kissimmee police officer Matthew Baxter.

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Baxter was killed in the line of duty in 2017.

Photos: Kissimmee police walk fallen officer Matthew Baxter’s daughters to first day of school

The five-year mark of his passing is only one week away.

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His daughter Sofia started kindergarten on Wednesday.

Kissimmee police greeted her and her sisters with flowers and walked them to class.

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Sofia was just a baby when her father was killed.

Law enforcement pledged to support the family through acts like this after his death.

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