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White Plains Gets 3-Year-Old Commish For The Day

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- White Plains had a new police commissioner Thursday and he was only 3-years-old.

Chase Sadowski had his White Plains police badge on and was telling everyone that he was the top cop after being nominated and chosen to be the city's police chief for the day.

WCBS 880's Catherine Cioffi asked Chase if he was the boss, to which Chase quickly replied "yes."

LISTEN: WCBS 880's Catherine Cioffi talks with the "new" commissioner

Sedowski, who is from the John A. Coleman School for children with special needs, is confined to a wheelchair.  His father, Walter Sadowski, told Cioffi he couldn't be prouder of his son.

"Chase has been an inspiration since he's been born," Sadowski said, "Chase works really hard to do what he does and always a smile on his face, despite whatever adversity comes across him."

The boy's father said his son was enjoying the fire trucks and loving being commish for the day.

But the White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong said he was a little intimidated by Chase but wished him the best of luck.

"I'm a little scared that I'm going to lose my job, but I think he's terrific," Chong said.

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