Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Expresses Condolences Over the Death of LAPD Officer

Friday, March 7, 2014
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

LOS ANGELES – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement on the death of Los Angeles Police Department Officer Nicholas Cheong Lee, who died this morning in the line of duty:

“On behalf of the California Department of Justice, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Officer Nicholas Lee, who died this morning in the line of duty.  His death is a grave loss for the dedicated men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department and the whole of California’s law enforcement community.

Our thoughts are also with the officer who was critically injured alongside Officer Lee. Across the state, brave police officers work tirelessly and place themselves in harm’s way to keep us safe and serve our communities. For this, we owe all of our uniformed men and women our gratitude, our respect and our steadfast support."

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