Brad Arn Memorial 5K Run
The Brad Arn Memorial 5k run supports Peace Officers Memorial at the Civic Center Park in St. Joseph, Mo. Police Officer Brad Arn who was killed in the line of duty on November 10th, 1998.
Officer Arn was shot and killed as he responded to a call of a man walking down the street firing an assault rifle. Officer Arn was the first officer on the scene and was shot while still driving his cruiser. The suspect continued walking down the street, shooting randomly, until he was cornered by other responding officers and shot and killed. Officer Arn is the first St. Joseph officer to be shot and killed in the line of duty since 1944.
Officer Bradley Arn served six years and was a Gulf War veteran. He is survived by his wife and two-year-old twin daughters.
Members of multiple law enforcement agencies along with friends and family have come together to support this event.
Several members of the Andrew County Sheriff's Office, Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, St. Joseph Police, Missouri State highway Patrol, Savannah Police Dept. and Country Club Village Police Dept. participated in the event by running and providing traffic control and insuring the safety of the runners.
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