Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Fallen Heroes

From 1928 to the present, the Phoenix Police Department has lost 38 Officers in the line of duty.

Four other Phoenix Police Officers have lost their lives in motor vehicle collisions traveling either to or from work; they are:

  • Officer Scott Smith, January 3, 1997
  • Officer Tim Landers, April 20, 1997
  • Officer Darroll Yoos, December, 22, 2004
  • Officer Jonathan Stuart, August 11, 2007

Shane Figueroa

End of Watch, October 25, 2008 

Officer Shane Figueroa was killed in an automobile collision while responding to a call. Officer Figueroa was northbound on 19th Avenue near Roeser Road responding to a shots fired call when a truck turned …

K9 Dax

K9 Dax

End of Watch: October 20, 1994

K9 Dax was shot and killed while assisting the Special Assignments Unit search a home of a homicide suspect on West Carson Road.

The subject opened fire on Dax with a 12-gauge shotgun, killing …