Family of fallen officer De Guzman accepts award on his behalf
By Felicia Martinez
September 20, 2016
Escondido, Calif.--A special tribute for fallen San Diego Police Officer Jonathan "J.D." De Guzman took place Tuesday at the California Center for the Arts.
The tribute was part of the 5th Annual Honoring our Regions Heroes Award Program and Luncheon, put on by the North San Diego Business Chamber.
De Guzman's wife and children accepted an award in his honor after he was killed in the line of duty in a Southcrest neighborhood at the end of July.
"I just want to say thank you to everyone who is always here for us and always checking up on us," said De Guzman's 17-year-old son, Jonathan De Guzman II... See video