Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Pomona Police Officer


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Pomona Police Department Officer Shaun Diamond:

“Officer Shaun Diamond made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his community, and it will not be forgotten. Anne and I join his family, friends and fellow Pomona peace officers in mourning this tragic loss.”

Officer Diamond, 45, of Whittier, died today after he was shot while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel yesterday.

Officer Diamond had served at the Pomona Police Department since 2006. He served at the Montebello Police Department from 2002 to 2003 and at the Los Angeles Police Department from 1995 to 2002.

He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, mother, father, sister and brother.

In honor of Officer Diamond, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.