Chico honors fallen officer after 80 years

It was 80 years ago today Chico Police Officer Carleton Bruce was shot and killed in the line of duty.

Posted: Feb 22, 2018 4:54 PM

It was 80 years ago today Chico Police Officer Carleton Bruce was shot and killed in the line of duty.

Bruce was killed while responding to a report of a suspect with a rifle in downtown Chico.

Thursday morning uniformed officers and the honor guard honored Bruce at the Chico Cemetery.

Bruce's grandchildren and great, great grandchildren were in attendance.

It was his great, great granddaughters first time at his memorial.

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