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Grove unveils memorial honoring KC Sheriff Deputy Phillip Campas

Senator Shannon Grove’s Office BAKERSFIELD–

On Fevruary 3, Senator Shannon Grove hosted a ceremony to unveil Deputy Phillip Campas’ memorial interchange signs. Senator Grove was joined by the Campas family, Kern County Law Enforcement Foundation, the 999 Foundation, KCSO SWAT Team, and CHP – Bakersfield.

Sen. Shannon Grove

In the 2022 legislative session, Senator Grove introduced and passed SCR 75 to honor Deputy Phillip Campas for his service to the community. This measure designated the interchange at State Route 65 (post mile R0.000) and State Route 99 (post mile R29.878) in the County of Kern as the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Phillip Campas Memorial Interchange.

 “It has been an honor to pay tribute to a courageous hero–Deputy Phillip Campas,” said Senator Shannon Grove. “This memorial interchange will stand as a reminder for all who pass it, that an incredibly brave officer made the ultimate sacrifice in order to defend others’ lives. Deputy Campas’ courage and dedication to upholding his oath to serve and protect our community will never be forgotten.”

Following the unveiling ceremony, the memorial interchange signs will be installed on Route 65 and State Route 99.