Daughter of fallen 9/11 officer follows in father’s footsteps, joins New York police academy
NEW YORK -- Jillian Suarez was 9 years old when her father, officer Ramon Suarez, was killed while rescuing people trapped in the rubble of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Now, she's one of 270 other police recruits who took the Oath of Honor at the New York City police academy. "I chose my career because of him," she said. "I mean, I did it because of him. I wanted to follow in his footsteps."