Phoenix PD Officer Rutherford Funeral To Take Place This Thursday

The funeral for Phoenix Police Officer Paul Rutherford is scheduled to take place this this Thursday 3/28 at Christ Of The Valley and will begin at 10am. The church is located at 7007 W. Happy Valley Road in Peoria. A funeral procession will follow after the service to Phoenix Memorial Park & Cemetary which is located at 200 W. Bearsdley Rd in Phoenix. We’re encouraging all police supporters to line the procession route to honor Officer Rutherford, his family and Phoenix PD. We also hope you’ll join us outside the cemetery as the procession passes and line the street with Thin Blue Line and American flags.

There will be a public viewing on Wednesday 3/27 from 2:30pm – 3:30pm at St. Thomas Aquinas, located at 13720 W. Thomas Rd.

Here is the latest information according to ADOT on the route the procession will take to the cemetery.
https://azdot.gov/media/News/news-release/2019/03/26/eastbound-loop-101-restricted-thursday-for-officer-s-procession

Expect delays and a closure of part of the 101 freeway at 75th Ave. It will stretch to 7th Street.