Moving photo shows kids praying for father’s safe return after Baton Rouge shooting

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INDIANAPOLIS — In wake of the Baton Rouge, La., shootings that killed three law enforcement officers and wounded three others, the Indianapolis Metro Police Department posted a stirring photo of two children praying for their father’s safe return before he headed to work.

The photo shows the children dressed in pieces of their father’s uniform in front of an IMPD vehicle.

The photo is accompanied by the caption, “Praying their father and all police officers return home safely.”

On the same day the photo was posted, the police department also announced it is investigating a threat made against their officers on social media.

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