Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Bakersfield Police Department Sergeant


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Bakersfield Police Department Sergeant Dennis Moore:

“Anne and I were saddened to learn of Sergeant Moore’s untimely death and our thoughts are with his family and friends and the entire Bakersfield Police Department.”

Sergeant Moore, 47, died yesterday after suffering a major medical event while at his residence preparing for work.

Sergeant Moore was a 20-year veteran of the Bakersfield Police Department. He is survived by his wife and three adult children.

In honor of Sergeant Moore, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.