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Kids pray for safe return of police officers

Indianapolis police share photo

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(LAKANA) – A photo shared by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department shows two children kneeling next to a police car with the caption, "Praying their father and all police officers return home safely."

The photo was posted Sunday in the wake of the police shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that left three officers dead and three injured.

The photo was shared thousands of times in 24 hours.