Phoenix Police Officer Struck and Killed by vehicle.
March 23, 2019
Phoenix Police Officer Paul Rutherford
End of Watch Thursday, March 21, 2019
The ARIZONA LAW ENFORCEMENT CANINE ASSOCIATION and DESERT DOG POLICE K9 TRIALS offers our sincerest condolences to the family, friends and men and women of the Phoenix Police Department in the line of duty loss of Phoenix Officer Paul Rutherford.
Officer Rutherford was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of 75th Avenue and Indian School Road at 8:30 am while directing traffic at the scene of an earlier accident. Officer Rutherford was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
Officer Rutherford was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Phoenix Police Department for 23 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Please support Officer Rutherford’s Family by donating to the 100 Club of Arizona Survivor Fund.