Ryan Buffolino's day on Friday started with a swearing-in ceremony with acting Commissioner Stuart Cameron and deputy Police Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis.
Throughout the day, Ryan got a private tour of emergency service section vehicles and equipment.
He also go to visit with officers and dogs from the canine section and received a private tour of the newly renovated police museum.
His day concluded with a ceremonial walk outside of police headquarters.
"It's amazing to see my son in a uniform, I never thought that this would ever happen and here he is today standing in that Suffolk County police uniform...and I'm extremely grateful and I can't thank you guys enough," his mother said.
Ryan's mom said he has wanted to be a police officer his whole life.
ALSO READ | NYPD officers save baby who stopped breathing in Brooklyn
* More Long Island news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Submit a News Tip