Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Expresses Condolences over the Death of San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Attorney General Harris today issued the following statement on the death of San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson:

"On behalf of the California Department of Justice, I extend my deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of Officer Michael Johnson, who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of his community and his state.  My condolences also go out to Chief Larry Esquivel and the entire San Jose Police Department, which has lost not only a dedicated colleague, but a family member. Yesterday’s tragedy is a grave reminder of the risks that our law enforcement officers take each day when they put on the badge to protect their communities. The state of California and her people shall forever be indebted to these brave men and women for their service."

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