Hundreds of officers attend little girl's kindergarten graduation

(City of Phoenix Police Department/Facebook)

May 23, 2013 5:03:34 PM PDT
Hundreds of Phoenix police officers gathered at an elementary school Wednesday to attend the kindergarten graduation of Tatum Raetz. The little girl's father, Officer Daryl Raetz, was killed in the line of duty by a hit and run driver early Sunday morning.

So many officers showed up to show their support for the 5-year-old and her family that not all of them fit inside the auditorium.

"We tried to keep this to Daryl's squad and his precinct," the Phoenix Police Department wrote on its Facebook page. "But [once] the word got out that this was happening...there was absolutely no way that you could keep officers who could be here away from here."

Police found the car that hit and killed Raetz, but haven't made an arrest in the case.

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