Matthew Nixon, 11, poses for a photo with Bellingham Police Officer Damon Landry on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The Nixon family arranged the meeting with Bellingham Police officers to show their children that law enforcement and people of color can have positive interactions.
Matthew Nixon, 11, poses for a photo with Bellingham Police Officer Damon Landry on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The Nixon family arranged the meeting with Bellingham Police officers to show their children that law enforcement and people of color can have positive interactions. Devyn Nixon Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
Matthew Nixon, 11, poses for a photo with Bellingham Police Officer Damon Landry on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The Nixon family arranged the meeting with Bellingham Police officers to show their children that law enforcement and people of color can have positive interactions. Devyn Nixon Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

To calm a child’s fear, this family reached out to Bellingham police

July 24, 2016 07:00 AM