OAKLAND — California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued the following statement on the death of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Detective Steven J. Lim, who died in the line of duty on Sunday, January 15, 2023:
“A veteran with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for nearly three decades, Detective Lim’s service protecting the most vulnerable in society will always be remembered as nothing short of valiant,” said Attorney General Bonta. “The California Department of Justice extends our sincere condolences to Detective Lim’s wife, children, and the entire Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department during this time of mourning.”
Detective Lim, 52, was a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. At the time of his passing, he was assigned to the Special Victims Bureau. He is survived by his wife, Pilan, four daughters, and a son.