Phoenix Police Chief Daniel Garcia and Officers from Major Offenders Bureau to Present American Flag at Tonight's Suns Game

Posted: March 6, 2014

PHOENIX – Phoenix Police Chief Daniel Garcia, along with members of the department’s Major Offenders Bureau, will join Suns President Jason Rowley to present the game ball and American flag prior to tonight’s Suns-Thunder game at US Airways Center. The tribute will take place at 7 p.m. on the main court, in honor of fallen Phoenix Police Detective, John Hobbs, and his wounded partner, Detective Albert J. Casados.

The Phoenix Suns will also honor the two detectives with a monetary collection benefitting the 100 Club of Arizona. Donations will be accepted at six entrances to US Airways Center from 5 – 7 p.m., and online at during tonight’s television broadcast on FOX Sport Arizona. Fans who donate at US Airways Center will be entered to win Suns’ autographed merchandise. Proceeds will provide immediate financial assistance to families of public safety officers and firefighters who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty

The Suns recommend fans arrive early and visit the Casino Arizona Pavilion to sign a special “Thank You For Your Service” card that will be delivered to the Phoenix Police Department, thanking officers for their commitment to our community. In addition, the Suns are giving 100 tickets for tonight’s game to families of the 100 Club of Arizona, whose lives have been impacted by similar tragedies.