Roy Gene Turner, Jr. was shot in the line of duty in 2001. The park, named for his sacrifice, will give children in the Bonnie Doone neighborhood a safe place to play.
"He loved children. This would be something he would really appreciate as a lasting tribute to him," said Olivia Turner, Turner's mother.
Roy Turner, Jr. left behind a son. Family members said they will bring the little boy to enjoy the park named after his dad.
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