Roll call of Heroes – Phoenix Police Department

This memorial page is dedicated to Phoenix Police officers who paid the ultimate price while serving and protecting our City.

These officers gave their lives while committed to the motto “To Protect and Serve.” We honor these brave officers and their families.

Sadly, across the country, many law enforcement officers will lose their lives this year while performing their duties. The Steve Young Memorial Scholarship Program, created by a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, is administered by the National Fraternal Order of Police Foundation to assist the spouses of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

When you visit the Phoenix Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 2, take the time to remember our fallen officers Our “Phoenix Police Fallen Officers Memorial” was established to honor and remember all of our brothers and K-9’s that paid the ultimate sacrifice. The memorial is in the front lobby of the Lodge at 12851 North 19 Avenue in Phoenix.

Police Officer David Glasser

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Age: 35 Tour: 12 years Badge # 8144 Cause: Gunfire Offender: Shot and killed Police Officer David Glasser succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day after responding to a burglary in progress … Continue reading

Detective John Hobbs

End of Watch: Monday, March 3, 2014 Age: 43 Tour of Duty: 21 years Badge Number: 5624 Cause of Death: Gunfire Suspect Info: Shot and killed Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed as he and other members of the … Continue reading

Police Officer Daryl Raetz

End of Watch: Sunday, May 19, 2013 Age: 29 Tour of Duty: 6 years Badge Number:  8899 Cause of Death: Vehicular assault Police Officer Daryl Raetz was struck and killed by an SUV while making an arrest for DUI. At … Continue reading

Sergeant Sean Drenth

End of Watch: Monday, October 18, 2010 Biographical Info Age: 35 Tour of Duty: 12 years Badge Number: 6894 Cause of Death: Gunfire Date of Incident: Monday, October 18, 2010 Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type Sergeant Sean Drenth was shot … Continue reading

Police Officer Travis P. Murphy

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Age: 29 Tour of Duty: 4 years, 6 months Badge Number: 8474 Cause of Death: Gunfire Date of Incident: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Weapon Used: Rifle; Automatic Suspect Info: Apprehended Officer Travis P. … Continue reading

Police Officer Shane Cory Figueroa

End of Watch: Saturday, October 25, 2008 Age: 25 Tour of Duty: 2 years Badge Number: 8485 Cause of Death: Vehicular assault Date of Incident: Saturday, October 25, 2008 Weapon Used: Automobile; Alcohol involved Suspect Info: Not available Police Officer … Continue reading

Police Officer Nicki James (Nick) Erfle

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Age: 33 Tour of Duty: 8 years Badge Number: 6994 Cause of Death: Gunfire Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type Suspect Info: Shot and killed Officer Nick … Continue reading

Police Officer Paul Robert Salmon

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 Age: 22 Tour of Duty: 6 months Badge Number: 8256 Cause of Death: Automobile accident Date of Incident: Monday, November 28, 2005 Weapon Used: Not available Suspect Info: Not available Officer Paul Salmon … Continue reading

Police Officer David Christopher Uribe

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 Age: 48 Tour of Duty: 22 years Badge Number: 4276 Cause of Death: Gunfire Date of Incident: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 Weapon Used: Handgun Suspect Info: Convicted Officer David Uribe was shot and … Continue reading

Police Officer Jason Alan Wolfe 7215

End of Watch: August 28, 2004 Officer Wolfe and Officer Eric White were shot and killed while investigating a shooting call at an apartment complex on West Las Palmaritas Drive. The first officers to arrive at the scene located a … Continue reading

Police Officer Eric James White 7275

End of Watch: August 28, 2004 Officer White and Officer Jason Wolfe were shot and killed while investigating a shooting call at an apartment complex on West Las Palmaritas Drive. The first officers to arrive at the scene located a … Continue reading

Police Officer Marc Todd Atkinson 5930

End of Watch: March 26, 1999 Officer Atkinson was shot and killed after being ambushed by suspected drug traffickers. Officer Atkinson was driving a marked patrol car while following the suspects, who turned a corner, stopped their vehicle, and waited … Continue reading

Sergeant Danny L. Tunney 1437

End of Watch: July 26, 1990 Sergeant Tunney and Sergeant John Domblisky were killed when a vehicle crossed over the median and struck their patrol car head-on. The driver of the other vehicle was under the influence of cocaine at … Continue reading

Sergeant John Wayne Domblisky 2647

End of Watch: July 26, 1990 Sergeant Domblisky and Sergeant Danny Tunney were killed when a vehicle crossed over the median and struck their patrol car head-on. The driver of the other vehicle was under the influence of cocaine at … Continue reading

Police Officer Patrick O. Briggs 4317

End of Watch: June 20, 1990 Officer Briggs was killed while in pursuit of a speeding motorist. Officer Briggs swerved to avoid a motorist and struck a concrete median and tree. He had recently been chosen to be a Recruit … Continue reading

Police Officer Robert T. Fike 3281

End of Watch: January 8, 1986 Officer Fike was shot and killed by a suspect while standing next to his patrol car. Two citizens found him after the shooting and used his radio to call for help. Officer Fike was … Continue reading

Police Officer John A. Robertson 3127

End of Watch: November 19, 1984 Officer Robertson was shot and killed while working a uniformed off-duty security job at a local hotel. He was questioning a suspect behind the hotel about the robbery of two truck drivers when the … Continue reading

Police Officer Kevin W. Forsythe 3289

End of Watch: September 7, 1984 Officer Forsythe was stuck and killed by a semi-truck while directing traffic. Officer Forsythe had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife, son and stepson.

Police Officer Errol C. Hawkins 2417

End of Watch: April 24, 1984 Officer Hawkins was struck and killed by a pickup truck. He was on a nighttime undercover assignment attempting to cross a freeway frontage road when the accident occurred. Officer Hawkins helped establish a hostage/barricade … Continue reading

Police Officer Kenneth E. Campbell 3973

End of Watch: January 29, 1984 Officer Campbell was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a speeding motorcycle. Killed at age 28, Officer Campbell had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife and … Continue reading

Police Officer John R. Davis SR. 1841

End of Watch: August 2, 1982 Officer Davis and Officer Ignacio Conchos were shot when they entered a bar to search for bank robbery suspects. Officer Conchos died at the scene and Officer Davis died one month later from his … Continue reading