(FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.) — Police from across Arizona remembered one of their own on Friday, killed in the line of duty.
Officers paid their respects to 24-year-old Tyler Stewart six days after he was gunned down on a domestic dispute call.
Flagstaff police chief Kevin Treadway described Stewart as dedicated and compassionate
“Tyler’s positive attitude is what I remember most and several others have mentioned this as well this past. Tyler just always seemed to be in a good mood,” said Treadway. “He became a police officer because he truly understands that as police officer because we can make a difference.”
The mayor of Flagstaff, Jeff Nabours, said his city fully supports the police department.
“There is no doubt in my mind that the vast majority of citizens of Flagstaff support and appreciate law enforcement, and those people lined up today along the procession route give clear evidence of that,” he said.
Stewart was on the force for less than a year, and was the sixth police officer in Arizona to die in the line of duty in 2014.
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