HONORING A HERO
Left: Sitel Security Guard Diana Rojo watches the procession of law enforcement vehicles and citizens that accompanies the hearse carrying slain Hatch Police Officer Jose Chavez on Monday, Aug. 15. “This is hitting me hard,” Rojo said. “I come from a family of law enforcement. I know what the families are going through.” A public funeral for the fallen officer is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Pan American Center on the New Mexico State University campus. To read more, turn to Page 9.
BULLETIN PHOTO BY SUSIE OUDERKIRK JOSE CHAVEZ