47th Annual Peace Officers Memorial Service

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021 the Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Board will pay tribute to the officers who, in 2019 and 2020, made the ultimate sacrifice. Please join us in honoring these fallen heroes and all of Arizona’s officers who have lost their lives while protecting Arizona.

For more information, please contact Courtney Bennett at Courtney.Bennett@azag.gov or 602-364-0591.


Dinner Registration

Flower and Candle Orders

*The company selling flowers for the service is not affiliated or endorsed by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. 


Officers honored at the 2021 ceremony:

Officer Clayton Townsend
Salt River Police Department
End of Watch: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Officer Paul Rutherford
Phoenix Police Department
End of Watch: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Agent Robert Hotten
U.S. Border Patrol
End of Watch: Sunday, October 6, 2019

Officer Gene Lee
Maricopa County Sheriffs Office
End of Watch: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Agent Luis Pena
U.S. Border Patrol
End of Watch: Monday, December 23, 2019

Officer David Kellywood
White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department
End of Watch Monday, February 17, 2020

Commander Greg Carnicle
Phoenix Police Department
EOW: Sunday, March 29, 2020

Detention Officer Alvin Ramirez
Avondale Police Department
End of Watch: Sunday, June 7, 2020

Officer Michael Lee
Navajo Division of Public Safety
EOW: Thursday, June 18, 2020

Investigator Esther Charley
Navajo Division of Public Safety
EOW: Monday, June 22, 2020

Officer Jason W. Judd
Peoria Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Sergeant Ernie Quintero
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: Monday, July 6, 2020

Detention Officer Kevin Fletcher
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: Monday, July 6, 2020

Officer Alfonso H. Murrieta
US Dept. of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection
EOW: Thursday, July 9, 2020

Detention Officer Miroslaw Mroczkowski
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Officer Bryan Brown
Tohono O'odham Nation Police Department
EOW: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Officer Peter Mannino
Tucson Police Department
End of Watch: Sunday, May 17, 2009