Written by Ret. Sgt. Michael Sugrue,
Rest In Peace Brother………. let us never forget
FRESNO, California – (KGPE/KSEE) Fresno State police chief David Huerta has died at the age of 68.
Fresno State released the following statement.
David W. Huerta, chief of the Fresno State Police Department since
August 2004, passed away on Aug. 16 surrounded by his family and close
friends, after 13 months of hospitalization at UCSF Medical Center. He
“Chief David Huerta was an exemplary leader of our campus police
department,” said President Joseph I. Castro. “He had unwavering
integrity, even under the most challenging circumstances.
Most importantly, he was devoted to his wife, Cynthia, and his
children. David will be deeply missed by all of us at the University.”
President Castro ordered the University’s flags to be posted at
half-staff on the date of his service in memory of Chief Huerta and his
service to Fresno State.
Chief Huerta, a lifelong resident of Fresno County, devoted his life to community service through law enforcement.
Before joining the Fresno State Police Department, Chief Huerta
retired at the rank of lieutenant after 30 years with the Fresno County
#bluelivesmatter #neverforget #fallen