On Monday March 3, 2014, at approximately 1500 hrs., Phoenix Police FAID Detectives John Hobbs and his partner were engaged in a gunfight in the vicinity of 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Rd. while attempting to apprehend a violent felony suspect. Both sustained serious injuries and were evacuated to St. Josephs hospital and medical center. Det. Hobbs ultimately succumbed to his injuries. Det. Hobbs’ partner, whose name is not being released at the family’s request, underwent surgery and is currently recovering from his injuries.
PLEA will be hosting a benefit fundraiser BBQ at the PLEA office located at 1102 W. Adams St. on Thursday March 6, 2014. Lunch will be served between the hours of 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM and dinner will be served between the hours of 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM...Read More