Steve Benson Illustrates Coin Honoring Late Police Officer

By: E&P Staff A commemorative coin that features a drawing by Arizona Republic editorial cartoonist Steve Benson was given to President Bush at a National Police Week memorial service, according to a story in today's Republic.

The picture on the coin is of Rob Targosz, a Gilbert, Ariz., police officer who died in the line of duty last year. As E&P has previously reported, Benson is a reserve police officer in Gilbert -- and the cartoonist trained with Targosz.

Benson's work is distributed nationally by Creators Syndicate.


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