CAHP Credit Union Establishes Memorial Fund for Fallen Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert French
Sacramento, CA (MPG) - The CAHP Credit Union has established a memorial fund in honor of fallen Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert French. One hundred percent of all donations received will go directly to Deputy French’s family. The C.A.H.P Credit Union is covering all processing fees and administrative responsibilities.
On the afternoon of August 30, 2017, Deputy French was involved in a shooting that took place along Auburn Boulevard in Sacramento. Two CHP Officers were also shot but are in stable condition.
Deputy French was a 21-year veteran on the job who was currently a training officer. He was shot and died en route to the hospital.
“It is always a sad day when we lose a brother,” said Brad Houle, C.A.H.P. Credit Union President. “Deputy French was a loyal public servant who dedicated many years to the field. Our hearts are broken for his family and the loved ones he leaves behind.”
Donations can be made on the CAHP Credit Union website (www.cahpcu.org) or directly mailed to:
Robert French Memorial Fund
CAHP Credit Union
2843 Manlove Road
P.O. Box 276507
Sacramento, CA 95827-6507
Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today (Aug. 30th) issued the following statement regarding the death of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Robert French:
“Anne and I join all of Sacramento in grieving the loss of Deputy French, who died today while protecting our community. On behalf of all Californians, we extend our condolences to his family, friends and law enforcement brothers and sisters.”
Deputy French, 52, was fatally shot today while assisting with an investigation at a hotel in Sacramento. Two California Highway Patrol officers were also injured during the incident and are expected to survive.
Deputy French was a 21-year veteran of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and served in a variety of assignments. He is survived by his girlfriend, adult children, grandchildren and sister.
In honor of Deputy French, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.