Edmonds police officer loses life in off-duty incident in Las Vegas
Last updated 3/30/2022 at 2:34pm
Bev Eckmann felt she had to stop by the Edmonds Police station Monday for a news conference on the death of Officer Tyler Steffins, stabbed Saturday while off-duty in Las Vegas.
"He stopped by our neighborhood, as officers do on a regular basis," she said, tears in her eyes.
"And we just love him. My son-in-law told me about it. Any kind of police activity, he tells me about it. He's a K-9 officer at the Port of Seattle."
Steffins, 33, was attacked by a man armed with a knife, according to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. Steffins was taken to the University Medical Center, where he d...