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SHORT TAKES : You Can Call Him Officer Arnold

<i> From Times Wire Services</i>

Arnold Schwarzenegger became Officer Schwarzenegger, honorary member of the Astoria Police Department, in a ceremony during filming in this coastal Oregon town.

“Some of you know my father was a police officer,” the Austrian-born film star said Thursday. “His biggest dream and wish was that I become a police officer.”

But Schwarzenegger has confined his law enforcement roles to the screen.

In his latest movie, “Kindergarten Cop,” Schwarzenegger plays a Los Angeles detective who poses undercover as a kindergarten teacher at an Astoria elementary school while chasing down a murderous drug kingpin.

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