HALTOM CITY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Haltom City Police officer is beaming with pride as her son is following in her footsteps.

Haltom City Police shared on Facebook a photo of Officer Gipson with her son, Gavin Gipson, who recently graduated from the police academy.

The mother and son won’t get to work together, as mom works for the Haltom City Police Department and Gavin will be among the newest officers on the streets of Mineral Wells.

Haltom City Police said on Facebook:

Like mother, like son…

We are happy to congratulate Gavin Gipson, son of Haltom City Police Officer Gipson, on his graduation from the police academy and wish him the best of luck as he serves the fine citizens of Mineral Wells. 

Good job, Officers Gipson! 👍