Fallen San Diego Police officer Jonathan "JD" De Guzman, killed in the line of duty Thursday, will be laid to rest a week after his death.
San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officer Jonathan "JD" De Guzman, a 16-year veteran assigned to the Gang Unit, was shot and killed Thursday. His partner, Wade Irwin, was left seriously wounded but is expected to survive.
De Guzman is survived by his wife and two kids.
Those wishing to pay their respects to Officer De Guzman and his family will have several opportunities to do so.
Tuesday, a Prayer of the Rosary will be performed at 6 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church located at 450 Corral Canyon Road in Bonita.
A viewing will be held the same day from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The viewing is open to the public.
The following day, a Prayer of the Rosary will be performed at 6:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. A second day of viewing will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the same location. The viewing is open to the public.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 for De Guzman, the San Diego Police Officers Association (SDPOA) announced. The Funeral Mass will be held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
A public memorial service for De Guzman will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5 at Shadow Mountain Community Church. The church is located at 2100 Greenfield Drive in El Cajon. The public memorial is for law enforcement and community members.
A procession will follow to Glen Abbey Memorial Park, at 3838 Bonita Road in Bonita. Interment will follow the memorial service.
The San Diego Police Officers Association has established a fund for Officer De Guzman’s family. Donations can be mailed to:
San Diego Police Officers Association
8388 Vickers Street, San Diego, CA 92111
Checks can be made payable to the San Diego Police Officers Association (SDPOA). Please write “Officer Jonathan De Guzman” in the memo line. All donations will go directly to the family. The SDPOA is also accepting online donations through their website.
No other information was immediately available.
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