Scenes & Sightings: LAPD procession for fallen officer passes through Glassell Park


LAPD escort on the southbound 2 Freeway near Verdugo Road. Photo by Matt Hartman

GLASSELL Park – An LAPD procession  with the body of fallen motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo traveled through Glassell Park on the  2 Freeway this afternoon. Matt Hartman took the photo above as the procession approached the Verdugo pedestrian overpass. Cortijo died this afternoon from injuries he suffered on Saturday when he was struck by a driver suspected of being under the influence of cocaine.

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