Officer Rolando Tirado - Buckeye Police Department

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state offices be lowered on Friday, May 6, 2011 from sunrise to sunset in honor of Officer Rolando Tirado who was slain May 1, 2011.  Officer Tirado was shot and killed while he and another officer attempted to break up a disturbance while working an off-duty security detail at a business in the City of Phoenix.  Officer Tirado had served with the Buckeye Police Department for seven years and had served in law enforcement for an additional four years. Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

Flag(s) Lowered: 
Arizona & American Flag
Notice Type: 
Law Enforcement
Dates: 
Announcement
05/06/2011