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News Release

Sunday, April 4, 1999

Media Relations

Statement from Chief Parks

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Sunday, April 4, 1999

Statement of Chief Bernard C. Parks
regarding the death of Sheriff Pitchess


"Sheriff Pitchess was a great leader not only in the local law enforcement community, but also internationally. He contributed greatly to law enforcement professionalism and to the positive relationship among the counties' public safety agencies. The condolences of the Los Angeles Police Department are offered to the Pitchess family and the entire Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department."


For Release 5:00 p.m. PDT
April 04, 1999