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Las Vegas to break ground on memorial park in remembrance of Officer Beck

The ground breaking for a new park in honor of fallen Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Alyn Beck will take place Tuesday, Dec. 18.

The City of Las Vegas said the ground breaking event for the Officer Alyn Beck Memorial Park is scheduled for 2 p.m. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Ward 6 Councilwoman Michele Fiore plan to attend the ceremony.

Officer Beck’s widow, Nicole Beck, along with Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo and Clark County Commissioner Marylin Kirkpatrick are also expected to take part in the ground breaking ceremony, according to information provided by the City of Las Vegas.

Officer Beck was killed in the line of duty on June 8, 2014.

According to information provided by the City of Las Vegas, when the park is completed, it will feature:

• Two LED-lit natural turf fields for soccer and lacrosse

• A shaded playground for toddlers

• A water-play feature

• Basketball courts

• Shade ramadas

• and Handicap-accessible ramps.

Officer Beck was the son-in-law of Terry and Angela Hastings (formerly of Star Valley); and brother of Scott Beck of Fairview.