Phoenix officer's death anniversary marked with memorialPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - July 27 also marks the second anniversary of the murder of Phoenix police Officer George Cortez.
The 23-year-old was shot by a man he was trying to arrest for allegedly trying to cash a bad check.
A tribute for Cortez was planned for Monday night at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, near 70th Avenue and Grand Avenue.
Officer Cortez left behind a wife and two young sons.