Slain officer gets highway memorial

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Photo by David Kenney
Gabi Aguirre, daughter of Peter Aguirre Jr., speaks during the dedication ceremony Oct. 14.
Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter
Signs designating the Ventura County Deputy Sheriff Peter Aguirre, Jr. Memorial Highway are now in place on Highway 33, marking either end of the stretch from Fairview Road to the intersection of the roadway and West Ojai Avenue.
Aguirre was shot and killed July 17, 1996, while responding to a domestic disturbance in Meiners Oaks. The man convicted for killing Aguirre, Michael Raymond Johnson, remains on California's death row.

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