CFO-elect Atwater Statement on Loss of Deputy Coates
Contact: Alexis Lambert
"Today we mourn the loss of Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Brandon Coates who was fatally shot last night while conducting a traffic stop." Deputy Coates’ tragic death is a reminder of the great risk that our law enforcement officers take every day to keep our communities safe.
" I cannot express enough gratitude for the life and service of Deputy Coates. Please remember his family and fellow law enforcement officers in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."