Attorney General Xavier Becerra Issues Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer Lucas F. Chellew

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

SACRAMENTO – Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Lucas F. Chellew, who died in the line of duty yesterday evening:

“On behalf of the men and women of the California Department of Justice, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, loved ones and statewide CHP colleagues of Officer Lucas F. Chellew, who died in the line of duty while serving those he was sworn to protect.  Officer Chellew’s brave and honorable commitment to our public safety tragically resulted in the ultimate sacrifice. His heroic service will never be forgotten.”

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