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On the job for Escalon already, Officer Edder Cruz had to wait a while for his official badge pinning. It was hosted recently, following the lifting of some COVID restrictions and the return to limited in-person attendance for City Council meetings. Here, Officer Cruz has his badge pinned on by his young daughter as part of his formal swearing in ceremony.

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