SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Law enforcement organizations from throughout San Diego County took to social media Sunday to express their condolences over the shooting that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The San Diego Police Officers Association posted a message on Twitter reading:
The San Diego Police Department sent out a tweet that said:
The Escondido Police Department tweeted:
There were also acknowledgements from the Chula Vista, Carlsbad and Oceanside police departments.
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore is telling deputies not to overreact.
"Some people out there think this is a way to accomplish something. Somehow in their sick minds this is going to improve relations and improve police behavior, when in actuality all it does is heighten tensions."
The man suspected of killing three law enforcement officers in Louisiana Sunday listed a San Diego address on his marriage license application, according to a document obtained by City News Service.
The address was not listed on Gavin Long's Missouri Department of Health Application/Report of Marriage, but it did include the 92108 ZIP code, which covers Mission Valley.
The document was filed July 13, 2009, in Jackson County, which includes Kansas City.
Long's wife, Aireyona Osha Hill, listed her age as 20 and her home as Kansas City. Both listed the marriage as their first. Long, who was 21 at the time, listed his highest level of education as two years of college. Long turned 29 Sunday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties also tweeted a message related to the Baton Rouge ambush: "This has got to stop. We all need to recognize each Other's humanity & work to address systemic inequities together.''
At least one San Diego County sheriff's deputy has gotten involved in a shooting in the 2600 block of Alpine Boulevard in Alpine, a sheriff's lieutenant says.
Because San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has activated a public safety power shutoff in certain parts of the county, the following school districts will be closed on Tuesday, November 13th.
Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity and warm temperatures will persist Monday, with a red flag warning denoting a strong risk of wildfire in effect in San Diego County as officials shut off power for several thousand customers as a safety precaution.
Southern California Edison is being investigated by state regulators for its possible role in the massive Woolsey Fire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
The first members of a caravan of migrants from Central America are now in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of other migrants are currently traveling north through Mexico.
Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history. The overall death toll from the outbreak of fires at both ends of the state stood at 25 Sunday and appeared likely to rise.
Santa Ana winds are forecast to pick up Monday and continue into Wednesday as firefighters battling the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties work to hold back the flames.
San Diego residents were urged to be ready to evacuate if brush fires erupt in their city with high Santa Ana winds forecast for Monday and a Red Flag Warning issued for the area.
A motorist with three children in her SUV was allegedly driving under the influence when she slammed head-on into another SUV in the Rancho Bernardo area Monday morning, injuring everyone in both vehicles, police said.