Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Expresses Condolences Over Deaths of Palm Springs Police Department Officers Gil Vega and Lesley Zerebny

Saturday, October 8, 2016
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LOS ANGELES - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement on the deaths of Palm Springs Police Department Officer Jose "Gil" Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny who were killed in the line of duty:

"Officer Vega and Officer Zerebny served the city of Palm Springs with heroic valor and bravery and today, courageously made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. On behalf of the entire California Department of Justice, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of Officer Vega and Officer Zerebny. I respectfully ask all Californians to keep the men and women of the Palm Springs Police Department and Chief Bryan Reyes in your thoughts and prayers. Today's tragic loss is a reminder of the daily risks our state's peace officers confront to keep us safe."

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