OFFICER DOWN MEMORIAL PAGE
Phoenix Police Department, Arizona
End of Watch: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 8899
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 5/19/2013
Suspect: At large
Police Officer Daryl Raetz was struck and killed by an SUV while making an arrest for DUI.
At approximately 3:30 am Officer Raetz, along with several other officers, was processing a DUI suspect on the side of road when a passing SUV struck Officer Raetz. He was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital where he died.
The driver of the SUV fled the scene and remains at large.
Officer Raetz was a veteran of the Iraq war and had served with the Phoenix Police Department for six years. He is survived by his wife and child.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Phoenix Police Department
620 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 262-7626