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June 26th, 2015

Officer David Nelson Remembered Following Crash

Bakersfield Police Department Officer David Nelson’s death Friday morning, as he drove his patrol car in pursuit of a fleeing vehicle, triggered an outpouring of sadness from across Bakersfield.

People flocked to a vigil downtown and swapped out their profile pictures on social media sites for images of a BPD badge covered by a black stripe.

“My heart is broken today,” Chaplain Arin Resnicke said at the vigil…. (Read More)

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