IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – An Irving police officer was brought to happy tears when her military son showed up at her swearing-in ceremony.

Officer Erika Benning, who just finished six month basic police officer training, hasn’t seen her son in more than two years since he was stationed overseas in Germany.

After an emotional embrace, the mother stood proudly as he pinned on her new badge.

Watch the heart-warming video below: