Officer Derek Kotecki


This site is dedicated to celebrating the memory of Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki.† Derek proudly served the citizens of Lower Burrell, PA as itís K-9 Police Officer for 18 years.† He made the ultimate sacrifice, falling in the line of duty on October 12, 2011.†

As a life-long citizen of Lower Burrell, Derek proudly served its citizens.† His legacy of service will now live on through the Derek Kotecki Memorial Scholarship Fund.

In this site you will find information about the scholarship fund, memorial products, and events being held which honor Derekís memory and help fund the scholarship.


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