Police Officer Daryl Raetz, a senior justice administration student through Extended Campuses at NAU Paradise Valley, was struck by an SUV and killed May 19, 2013, while processing a suspected DUI driver near 51st and Cambridge avenues in Phoenix. He was 29.
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, Stephanie, and their young daughter.
To send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements, contact Police Chief Daniel V. Garcia, Phoenix Police Department, 620 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85003. Or call (602) 262-7626.
A fund has been set up to benefit the Raetz family. Information is online.