Public Safety and Criminal Justice

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CHP Officer

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CHP Officer

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Kirk Griess: “Today we mourn the loss of a father of three – Officer Griess – who lost his life while protecting his...

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Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Heavy Equipment Mechanic Andrew Brake: “Anne and I offer our condolences to the family and loved ones...

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Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney: “Anne and I were deeply saddened to learn of the death of...

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Governor Brown Grants Executive Clemency

Governor Brown Grants Executive Clemency

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has granted 56 pardons and 14 commutations. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime in California may apply to the Governor for a pardon. Those granted pardons all completed their sentences years...

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