NOGALES, Ariz. -- A murdered Nogales Police Officer was awarded the "Officer of the Year" Award.
The award for Officer Jesus "Chuy" Cordova was received by his wife and family. The Nogales Police Department posted about the award today on Twitter.
The Nogales Police Dept awarded Officer Jesus “Chuy” Cordova with the “Officer of the Year” Award. The award was received by his wife and family.— Nogales Police (@NogalesPoliceAz) February 20, 2019
The Nogales Police Dept also awarded Villa’s Market with the “Customer Service of the Year” Award. pic.twitter.com/5twFdLiAOD
The suspect accused of killing Officer Cordova is David Ernesto Murillo. On February 14th, 2019, the prosecution in the case decided they will seek the death penalty against Murillo.
The Nogales Police Department also gave out a "Customer Service of the Year" Award to VIlla's Market.