Commander Jody Makuch’s funeral service is Friday, September 18th at 2:00 PM. The service will be held at Verde Community Church, 102 S. Willard Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326. The services are open to the public. Precautions will be taken for social distancing but we also request you wear a mask. Cottonwood PD is working on live streaming the funeral for those who cannot make it or may have a compromised immune system. We will provide updates as the date approaches. Someone is trying to benefit from the tragic loss of Commander Jody Makuch. They are calling people and asking for their credit card information representing themselves as someone from Law Enforcement Heroes or law enforcement on behalf of Jody Makuch. Law Enforcement Heroes nor anyone else representing the police department will call you asking for your credit card information. We have websites where people can make donations or they can come to the Cottonwood Police Department and make a donation in person at 199 S. 6 Street- Cottonwood.
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