5k Run/Walk honors Arizona's fallen officers

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Names of fallen officers at Phoenix-area memorial. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Names of fallen officers at Phoenix-area memorial. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) 13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) 13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) 13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Their radios may be silent, but the memories of Arizona officers killed in the line of duty are still fresh and lasting.

The community paid tribute to their sacrifices at the 13th Annual Arizona Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk Sunday morning.

Residents turned out to support law enforcement at Wesley Bowlin Plaza in Phoenix.

All proceeds from the event will help rebuild the lives of fallen officer's families.

 "We split those with the Peace Officer Memorial Charity for the maintenance and upkeep of this beautiful statue you see here. It has all the fallen's names engraved on it with their years of their end of watch," C.O.P.S. spokeswoman Marie Dryer said.

Sunday's event was coordinated by Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) Arizona and the Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Charity, Inc.

Many teams from all over the state participated, including the survivors of five Arizona officers killed in 2016:

March 16 - Officer Michael Haddad, Hayden Police Department

May 19 - Officer David Glasser, Phoenix Police Department

Aug. 11 - Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez,  U.S. Border Patrol

Aug. 30 - Officer Leander Frank, Navajo Division Of Public Safety

Nov. 8 - Officer Darrin Reed, Show Low Police Department

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