California: Governor Newsom Honors Fallen State Correctional Officer Frank Salas
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SACRAMENTO ~ Sacramento - On May 12, 2024, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation suffered a great loss with the passing of Correctional Officer Frank Salas. Governor Gavin Newsom expressed his condolences to Salas' family, friends, and colleagues in a statement released today.

Officer Salas, who had served in the department since 1995, was on duty at the San Quentin Rehabilitation Center when he experienced a medical emergency. Despite efforts to save him, he tragically passed away.

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The 68-year-old officer was known for his passionate and professional demeanor during his 29 years at the San Quentin facility. He leaves behind his wife and son.

In honor of Officer Salas' dedicated service to the people of California, flags at the State Capitol and Capitol Annex Swing Space will be flown at half-staff. The governor and his wife Jennifer are grateful for Salas' years of service and offer their deepest sympathies during this difficult time.

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