BPD OFFICER DIES IN LINE OF DUTY

Bakersfield Police say an officer has died following “a major medical event” at his home. Sergeant Dennis Moore was preparing for work on Wednesday morning when he was taken to the hospital. He passed away just before 11:00a.m. This is considered a “line of duty” death, the first for BPD since Officer David Nelson in 2015.

The department has set up a phone number and email address for anyone to express their condolences: 661-852-7800 or condolences@bakersfieldpd.us.

Kelli Forsch and Chuck Alan