10-7: Dispatcher reads ‘last call’ for fallen Orlando police officer Kevin Valencia

ORLANDO, Fla. — A public safety dispatcher transmitted the radio broadcast for fallen Orlando police Officer Kevin Valencia’s last call.

The last call, also known as a final call, is a formal on-air announcement broadcasted to honor an officer who has died in the line of duty.

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Valencia died last week after battling a traumatic head injury from a line of duty shooting nearly three years ago.

The tribute was followed by no response, and a 10-7 (out of service code) message was read in tribute. See the full video of the moment above.

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A service was held at First Baptist Church in Orlando for Valencia on Wednesday.

Valencia leaves behind a wife and two sons.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.