download (5)STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX (Dec. 30, 2014) – Officer Jacob Stewart of the Flagstaff Police Department was shot and killed as he responded to a domestic violence call over the weekend. Officer Stewart had served as a Flagstaff police officer for less than one year. “My thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Stewart’s family and friends as they cope with this tragic loss,” said Speaker-elect Gowan. Officer Stewart was  24 years old when his life was unnecessarily taken, and is the first Flagstaff police officer killed in the line of duty in nearly 15 years. “This tragedy serves as a sad reminder of the dedication and heroism that our first responders demonstrate each and every day.”