The streets of Tacoma will be filled with law enforcement officers from around the region today as they escort the body of Tacoma police officer Jake Gutierrez to a funeral home.
Gutierrez died on Wednesday after being shot while investigating a domestic violence incident.
The procession will leave the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s office (3619 Pacific Ave., Tacoma) at 1 p.m. and head to Tuell-McKee Funeral Home, 2215 Sixth Ave. in Tacoma.
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Here is the route:
— 3600 block of Pacific Avenue north to South Ninth Street.
— West on South Ninth Street to Sprague Avenue.
— North on Sprague to Sixth Avenue.
— West on Sixth Avenue and ending at Tuell-McKee, 2215 Sixth Ave.
Aerial ladder trucks from Tacoma Fire Department will display flags at the start and end of the procession.
Tacoma police say to expect possible traffic congestion in the area.