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[LSSD][OS-0016] End of Watch: Lieutenant Jose Ben-Zvi

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End of Watch: Lieutenant Jose Ben-Zvi
POINT OF CONTACT: Melissa Rhodes // 16/JAN/2022



The Los Santos County Sheriffs Department can announce today as of the 16th of January, 2022, Jose Ben-Zvi, a Lieutenant who was assigned as a Watch Commander at Twin Towers Correctional Facility has died in the line of duty in the early hours of Sunday morning while on duty at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility. We can also confirm Deputy Rafael Galang and Deputy Luis Saez both sustained serious injuries but are expected to make a full recovery.



Lieutenant Jose Ben-Zvi


The Department currently has a number of suspects in segregation who were behind the brutal attack and paperwork with the District Attorney's Office is being processed to ensure justice is done. The Department will not rest until justice for the three deputies is done.


Security footage will be collected and reviewed thoroughly by LSSD investigators to ascertain the full details of this horrific incident along with witness statements.


Lieutenant Ben-Zvi had served with the Sheriff’s Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, young son, and adult stepdaughter. Specialist teams have been activated to ensure the family gets all the support they need. The Department will always standby and take care of them.


We request that members of the media do not disturb members of Ben-Zvi's family and only refer to us for official communication.


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Username: cranknspank

Comment: awful. this is why we need the death penalty back. im sure the inmates considered him an enemy but at the end of the day he's just a guy doing his job.



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