Governor issues statement on death of Bakersfield police sergeant

Sgt. Dennis Moore is seen in a photo provided by the Bakersfield Police Department. Moore died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, after experiencing medical problems at home, the Police Department said. He served as a police officer in the community for decades.

Flags at the Capitol will be flown at half-staff in honor of Bakersfield police Sgt. Dennis Moore, who died this week from an unspecified medical event.

Gov. Jerry Brown also released a statement on Moore's death:

“Anne and I were saddened to learn of Sergeant Moore’s untimely death and our thoughts are with his family and friends and the entire Bakersfield Police Department.”