BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – California Highway Patrol is on the lookout for two suspects wearing all black who trespassed at their new office in Bakersfield Oct. 18 and vandalized the sacred Fallen Officer Memorial by writing offensive words with blue paint, 23 ABC News reported.
The Fallen Officer Memorial representing every California Highway Patrol Officer in Kern County who has been killed in the line of duty was disrespected.
Derogatory words targeting the CHP were written across the memorial and on many perimeter walls. FBI investigates the vandalism.
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Surveillance cameras captured the incident and the video is being forensically processed by the FBI.
No suspect description is being released since it could jeopardize the investigation.
“One officer said it’s bad enough that their property was vandalized but the worse part about it is what was written.” 23 ABC News’ Grecia Aguilar said in her report. He continued, “Given what’s happening across the nation, it’s not easy being an officer. It’s quite possibly the hardest profession in America right now.”
The California Highway Patrol urges anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Officer J. Bridges, #18615, at (661) 864-4429.
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