Runners carry the fallen officer memorial flag during a run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Participants run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Local law enforcement and members of the local community participate in a run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta along Business 83 on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Law enforcement stand before the start of a run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Sophia Pena hugs police officer Jesse Gonzalez near the unit of fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department after a run in his honor on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Runners participate in a memorial run along Business 83 to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Onlookers wave flags during a run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta along Business 83 on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Mission police officers stand near the unit of fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department during a run in his honor on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Border Patrol agents were among members of local law enforcement participating in a run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Local girl scouts participate in a memorial run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Mission police office Javier Garza ties a banner to the unit of fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department during a run in his honor on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Mission police officers stand in front of Jose Luis Espericueta’s police unit before a memorial run to honor the fallen officer in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Flowers are displayed inside the unit of fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department during a run in his honor on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Participants of a memorial run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta included families, running along Business 83 on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
More than 100 people gathered for a memorial run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Mission police officer Charlie Lopez runs in full uniform to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Pete Salazar prays in front of fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta’s unit outside the Mission Police Department after participating in a run honoring him on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Law enforcement carry the fallen officer memorial flag during a run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
A Mission police officer carries the fallen officer memorial flag during a memorial run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
Members of the law enforcement and surrounding Mission and Rio Grande Valley community gather Saturday during a memorial run to honor fallen officer Jose Luis Espericueta in front of the Mission Police Department on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Mission. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)