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Slain Officer Hite remembered with a church park

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Slain Tucson police Officer Erik Hite deserves to be remembered, and folks at the Saguaro Canyon Evangelical Free Church are doing their part.

They will soon be opening the Erik Hite Family Park, complete with a playground where the late officer’s young daughter can play.

Church’s playground dedicated to slain police officer, Arizona Daily Star

On May 31, a dedication ceremony will be held — two days before the first anniversary of Hite’s death….Hite was killed last June by a gunman who led police on a crosstown chase. Read story: www.azstarnet.com/sn/hourlyupdate/294311.php

Hite is survived by his wife, Nohemy Hite, and 1-year-old daughter Samantha.

The church is located at 10111 E. Old Spanish Trail and the report says memorial bricks are still available for purchase in Hite’s honor. Call 885-7088.

Any tribute to Hite is a beautiful tribute.


What other ways can we pay tribute to fallen Officer Hite and others who deserve to be remembered?

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