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.''