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A Marine who lost BOTH legs in Afghanistan is the first double-amputee to become a police officer.

A 28-year-old Marine veteran in New York named Matias Ferreira lost both legs from the knee down in Afghanistan in 2011. But he just graduated from a police academy in Long Island last Friday.

And it looks like he’s the first double amputee to EVER be a full-time, active-duty police officer!


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