Hundreds attend vigil for fallen Mesa officer Brandon Mendoza

MESA, AZ - Hundreds showed up to Mesa Police Headquarters Tuesday night to light a candle in honor of a fallen officer.

The vigil was held for Officer Brandon Mendoza, who was killed by a wrong-way driver Monday morning.

Those who knew him say Brandon was a great police officer and an even better friend.

He was instrumental in reviving his community and cleaning up the streets during his short career.

See heartwarming moments from the vigil in the video player above.

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