South Coast Police Department Loses Officer
Decade plus department veteran has died from what's being described as "complications from on-duty illness."
A South Coast police department is in mourning over the death of an officer.
Santa Barbara Police officials say Gina Battaglia died of what they called complications from an on-duty illness.
The department didn’t release details on the cause of death.
Battaglia had been with the department for 14 years, serving in capacities from a patrol officer to crime scene investigator.