Family, friends, a grateful city and the Cleveland Police Department said their final goodbyes to Officer Vu Nguyen at his funeral on Thursday.
As part of their final salute, the department made a final radio call for Nguyen.
"This is the final call for three-George-two-seven. Our grateful city thanks you for your outstanding service. Officer Vu Nguyen, badge number 1534, your assignment here is complete. Godspeed, sir," the radio call said.
Listen to Officer Nguyen's emotional final radio call in its entirety here:
LISTEN: Final police radio call for Cleveland Police Officer Vu Nguyen. @CLEpolice
"Your assignment here is complete. Godspeed sir" pic.twitter.com/t9jGu1apof
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According to Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association president Jeff Folmer, Officer Nguyen collapsed Monday, July 2 during K-9 testing. Authorities have not said what caused him to collapse. He died at the hospital on July 6.