Officers ‘adopt’ fatherless boy, attend school breakfast event

A group of Miami police officers gave a 7-year-old boy a morning to remember after “adopting” him for the day so he could go to his school’s yearly “Take Your Dad to School” breakfast. Oscar Portillo usually doesn’t participate since his father was deported from the U.S. three years ago and killed in Honduras. His mother, Lisa Portillo, wanted Oscar to have a chance to experience the breakfast and decided to make a call to the Miami Police Department. Instead of one officer, Oscar got four, who accompanied him to the school breakfast. At the end of the breakfast, all four officers also signed a pledge promising to support Oscar, help him be successful at school and “encourage (him) to do his best every day.

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