Community in Mourning

Tacoma Police Department Loses Patrol Officer Reginald ‘Jake’ Gutierrez in Line of Duty

Tacoma Public Library joins our community in mourning the loss of Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, a 17-year veteran of the department. Our thoughts are with his family, his friends and his colleagues.

Updates from the City of Tacoma:

City Provides Space for Community to Grieve

The City of Tacoma will open the Lighthouse Center (5016 A Street) from 6 to 8 PM beginning tonight through Friday, December 9 for community members to gather to discuss last week’s tragic loss of Officer Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez. (Read Moreopens a new window)

Procession for Officer Gutierrez Dec. 9

The funeral procession to honor fallen Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez will be held December 9, 2016, beginning at approximately 10:30 AM. The procession will travel from Joint Base Lewis-McChord along South Tacoma Way to the Tacoma Dome. (Read Moreopens a new window)