San Francisco, California - Attorney General Harris today issued the following statement on the death of Stockton Police Department Officer Scott Hewell:

“On behalf of the California Department of Justice, I extend my most sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Scott Hewell. Every day, law enforcement officers across our great state place themselves in grave danger in service of the greater good. Officer Hewell's dedication to serve the people of Stockton and the state of California will never be forgotten.”