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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A big promotion Tuesday for a Folcroft Police Officer who was wounded in the line of duty.

The borough council elevated Officer Christopher Dorman to full-time state.

He was sworn-in during the council meeting.

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In June 2016, a gunman shot Dorman seven times while responding to a routine drug investigation.

He returned to duty three months later.

Folcroft also hired Officer Leslie McLean as its first ever full-time female police officer.