WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The United States Honor Flag will part of funeral services for West Valley City police officer, Cody Brotherson, according to the department’s public information officer, Roxanne Vainuku.
Brotherson, 24, was killed in the line of duty early in the morning of Sunday, Nov. 6. when he was struck by a car, that had allegedly been stolen, with three juveniles inside.
He is the first West Valley City police officer to die in the line of duty in the history of the department.
The public is invited to a viewing be held Sunday from 4 to 7p.m. at Valley View Memorial Mortuary at 4335 W. 4100 S, West Valley City.
The Honor Flag will arrive sometime between noon and 1p.m. according to Vainuku.
Since the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the Honor Flag has paid tribute to those who have been killed in the line of duty while “protecting our lives, our homes, and our country,” according to the Honor Flag’s Facebook page.
Funeral services will be held for Officer Brotherson, Monday, Nov. 14, beginning at 10am, at the Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City. Click here for details on times, the procession route and the associated street closures.
You can watch a live stream of the services at fox13now.com.