Today, Sheriff Donny Youngblood addressed our community about the events in Wasco, CA Sunday afternoon (July 25th), that resulted in the death of one Kern County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and multiple other Deputies injured.
We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss. Our hearts go out to the friends, family, and fellow Deputies of fallen Deputy Phillip Campas.
Deputy Campas was a five year veteran with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and had previously served as a United States Marine. Deputy Campas served as a Patrol Deputy, SWAT team member, Honor Guard member, recruit training officer, and range instructor.