Officer II Fernando Arroyos, Club Member, slain while off-duty.

A Death in the Family

Flags in LA and at the state Capitol were flown at half-staff Jan. 14 on news of the death of LAPD Officer II Fernando Arroyos, who was shot and killed while off-duty Jan. 10, officials said.

Officer II Fernando Arroyos, 3 years of City service, was killed as he took police action when three men attempted to rob him at gunpoint while he and his girlfriend were house hunting in unincorporated Los Angeles County. Officer Arroyos directed his girlfriend to safety as the men opened fire on him. He was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Officer Arroyos is survived by his mother, step-father and girlfriend. He had three years of service with the LAPD, was stationed at Olympic Division, and was a Club Member.

The Club sends its deepest condolences and prayers to his family, friends and co-workers because of his senseless death.