(Phoenix, Ariz. - Aug 4, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today issued the following statement:
"Words cannot express how saddened I am by the loss of a community hero, Chandler Police Officer Carlos Ledesma. My Office had the fortunate opportunity to have worked with Officer Ledesma, and to learn first-hand of his courageous dedication to law enforcement. Officer Ledesma died doing the work he loved.
“I offer my sincerest condolences and hopes for healing to his wife and children during this very difficult time.
“This tragedy is a reminder of the challenges that our officers face daily to safeguard our freedom and security. They risk their lives in the name of our safety. For that, I am eternally grateful.”