Assemblymember Medina Statement on Tragedy Involving Riverside Police Officers

For immediate release:

RIVERSIDE–Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) released the following statement today regarding the death of a Riverside Police Officer and injury of another:

“I was deeply saddened to learn that a Riverside Police Officer was fatally shot and another injured today. This is a terrible tragedy, and a reminder of the dangers our police officers face every day on the job in efforts to bravely protect our families, friends, and neighbors. Police officers in California and across the country work to improve the quality of life for all of us. For that, they deserve our sincere appreciation and respect. My thoughts and prayers are with their friends and family at this time. I will ask my colleagues to join me in adjourning in memory when the Assembly meets next week.”