Arizona honors fallen peace officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice at the annual Peace Officers Memorial Service at the Arizona State Capitol. Families and survivors of the fallen heroes are welcome the annual event to pay tribute. The somber ceremony, led by the Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Board, is held in Wesley Bolin Plaza at the Peace Officer Memorial.
For more information, please email Community Outreach or call 602-542-2123.
Officers honored at the 2023 ceremony:
Detective Jason H. Southard
Tucson Police Department
End of Watch: November 26, 2021
Officer Jesus Delaluz “Chuy” Lara, III
Casa Grande Police Department
End of Watch: January 4, 2022
Officer Adrian Lopez, Sr.
White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department
End of Watch: June 2, 2022
Sergeant Richard Lopez
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: June 28, 2022