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Salt River Pima-Maricopa police officer killed in the line of duty






Jair Cabrera was killed in the line of duty. Photo from Salt River Police Department

A police officer from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of Arizona was killed early Saturday.

Jair Cabrera was making a traffic stop on the reservation when he was fatally shot. Three people have since been arrested in connection with the incident and federal authorities are investigating.

The death marks the first time an officer has died in the line of duty on the reservation.

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