BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office honors a 20-year employee after passing last week.
The sheriff’s office said KCSO support technician Vicky Erickson died on Dec. 1 and was recently diagnosed with cancer.
In memory of Erickson, the Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy framed her jacket Tuesday. KCSO’s Facebook page posted a photo of deputies holding Erickson’s jacket.
The jacket will be displayed at the KCSO Regional Training Center where hundreds of officers will be reminded of Erickson’s two decades of loyal service to the Kern County community.
Erickson’s services will be held Tuesday night at the St. Francis Assisi Church on H Street. A rosary ceremony and viewing will begin at 5 p.m. A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday Dec. 11 at 10 a.m.