Celena Hollis: Your Condolences

Posted on: 1:52 pm, June 25, 2012, by , updated on: 06:24am, June 27, 2012

Celena Hollis

Celena Hollis

Offer your condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Celena Hollis, the Denver Police officer killed in the line of duty Sunday evening.

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A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Avenue in Cherry Hills Village.

Donations for Officer Hollis’ daughter and family can be made to:

Celena Hollis Memorial Fund

Account Number 23012705
Rocky Mountain Law Enforcement FCU
700 W. 39th Avenue
Denver, CO  80216
303-458-6660

From Denver Police:

Officer Celena Hollis transferred to the Denver Police Department on October 3rd, 2005 after serving as a police officer with the Detroit Police Department. She served as a patrol officer in District Two and was a member of the Street Crime Attack Team (SCAT).  She used her Critical Incident Training skills to de-escalate several hostile and potentially violent incidents, including successfully assisting an Iraqi war veteran who suffered from PTSD. Officer Hollis has been recognized numerous times for her outstanding performance and service to the community.

Officer Hollis served as the President of the Denver Police Department Black Police Officers Organization and was a resident of Denver. She is survived by her twelve year daughter and the rest of her family. She was an amazing person with an engaging smile who was well liked and respected by her colleagues and the community she served. She will be missed.