RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Rio Rancho Police hosted their annual memorial ceremony to honor officers who’ve died in the line of duty. Three officers were honored this morning.

  • Officer Germain Casey, who died in a motorcycle accident while providing an escort for President Bush in 2007.
  • Officer Anthony Haase, who was killed in a crash on the way to a domestic violence call in 2014.
  • Officer Gregg “Nigel” Benner, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in 2015.

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Police also shared a message over the police radio, naming the three men, and allowing for a moment of remembrance for all department personnel.