Plymouth teenager becomes a Policeman for the day

Kostya Taylor had his wish granted to be a Police Officer for a day. The 17 year old suffered a suffered an ischemic stroke and will never make a full recovery.

Police Officer wish 'truly amazing'

In one day your life changes, it turns completely upside down.

After everything, Kostya's wish was more than we could ever have expected.

It is difficult for Kostya to say which part was his favourite, he loved it all, but for me it was seeing him so happy.

It was a truly amazing wish."

– Kostya's mother Irina

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Plymouth teenager granted his wish

A teenager from Plymouth whose dreamed of becoming a Police Officer were dashed when he suffered an ischemic stroke has been treated to a wish day as an Officer.

17 year old Kostya Taylor will never make a full recovery.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity which grants magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions, arranged for Kostya to see more about what the work of police officers.

Kostya was given a tour of Scotland Yard in London, and taken on a Police boat down the River Thames.

He also met police dogs and horses, saw a police helicopter land, got to sit in the police cars and motorcycles and was given his own uniform.