Police: Petting dog led to fatal attack on Edmonds police officer
Tyler Steffins: 'A loving father, husband, son, sibling, friend, and colleague'
Last updated 4/11/2022 at 2:16pm
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...