Vandals strike tribute to fallen Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan

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Vandals strike a tribute to a Sacramento Police Officer, who was killed in the line of duty.

Shortly after officer Tara O’Sullivan’s death, the rocks were painted to memorialize her and commemorate her life. But within a week, that memorial has morphed into different messages.

First, a pride flag, even before the officers funeral. Then it was back to blue for O’Sullivan. Next, a message to Stephon Clark, a young man who died in a Sacramento police shooting. The latest, a deragotory message aimed at police.

“It’s a disgrace to Sacramento I think. It’s a disgrace to the police department,” said resident Jim Martinez.

Someone then painted plain white over the deragotory message.

“I think we just need to keep it positive. Be like Tara keep it positive, positive messages and if you want to change it to something kind and something inspiring or something loving that’s fine but let’s keep it nice,” said Sacramento PD Wives’s Alison Collier.


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