San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office

SJCDA Releases Findings and Decision in the Matter of Luis Ambrosio (2016 Officer-Involved Shooting)

Today, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office (SJCDA) released its findings in the December 21, 2016officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Luis Ambrosio. It is the decision of the SJCDA that the use of deadly force by a San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Deputy was justified under the circumstances.

This decision was made after SJCDA Office’s Officer-Involved Critical Incident Review Committee reviewed the investigations by the San Joaquin County District

Attorney’s Bureau of Investigations, the San Joaquin County Sheriff and its Coroner’s Division, and the California Department of Justice.

The findings and conclusion of this investigation was completed on October 17, 2019 and has been memorialized in a report. On that date, this Office notified the Stockton Police Department of the findings.

In addition, family members of Mr. Ambrosio were also notified. Yesterday morning, members of the SJCDA Office met with family members of Mr. Ambrosio to discuss this decision. A copy of the report has been provided to them.

The memorandum detailing the SJCDA’s findings and conclusion follow below.