Press Releases

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the shooting of two San Diego Police Department officers in Southcrest late last night that resulted in the death of an officer:

“The loss of one of our police officers is a loss for all of San Diego. I send my deepest condolences to the officer's family and loved ones, and prayers for the full recovery of the wounded officer. From my time on City Council I have been aware of the dangers our police officers face and I'm tremendously grateful to them for the risks they take every day to keep our communities safe. San Diego is fortunate to have the steady leadership of Chief Zimmerman in this difficult time.”