WATCH: Memorial service for fallen Colorado officer

Officer Dillon Vakoff
Officer Dillon Vakoff(Arvada PD)
Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 1:19 PM MDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2022 at 12:21 PM MDT
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ARVADA, Colo. (KKTV) - The public is invited to a memorial service for fallen Colorado Officer Dillon Vakoff.

Vakoff was shot and killed early in the morning on Sept. 11 when responding to a call to check the welfare of two kids in Arvada.

The service was be held at Flatirons Community Church, 355 W. South Boulder Road in Lafayette, at 10 in the morning Friday.

Citizens attending can park at RTD Lafayette Park & Ride, 1080 S. Public Road or at The District, 400 W. South Boulder Road. The public is not allowed to park in the church parking lot.

Monetary donations to Vakoff’s family can be made through the Colorado Fallen Hero Foundation by clicking here.

Vakoff had been with the Arvada Police Department since 2019. Prior to joining Arvada PD, Dillon was a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force where he served for six years. He was an Arvada resident and a 2012 graduate of Ralston Valley High School. Vakoff was just 27 years old. Read more about him here.

Click here for more on the suspect and the incident.