In Memoriam: Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros
Food Safety and Inspection Service Compliance Officers who, along with Senior Special Investigator Bill Shaline, California Department of Food and Agriculture, lost their lives in the line of duty on June 21, 2000.
|2010 - FSIS Remembers
FSIS held special events in Maryland, Washington, DC, and California to honor these employees and their colleague, Earl Willis. View photographs or a PowerPoint presentation (PPT); read remarks.
|Remembering Their Sacrifice: Food Safety Employees Killed in the Line of Duty (Jun 21, 2010)
USDA Blog entry. Please read and add your remembrances.
|USDA To Honor Slain Food Safety Compliance Officers And Investigator (Jun 18, 2010)
"We can't ever forget what happened, and we will never forget these heroes." —Mr. Almanza
Note: Some of these items may no longer be available, particularly on external sites.
- Statement by Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman Regarding California Jury Verdict (Oct 19, 2004)
- California Man Indicted For Murder of USDA Employees (Sep 22, 2000)
- FSIS Informs Consumers of Potentially Unsafe Sausage Products (Jun 23, 2000)
- Statement to Employees by Administrator Thomas J. Billy Food Safety and Inspection Service on Employees Deaths (Jun 22, 2000)
- Statement to FSIS Employees by Catherine E. Woteki, Under Secretary for Food Safety (Jun 22, 2000)
- Statement by Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman on the Shooting at the San Linguisa Factory (Jun 22, 2000)
The White House
State of California
- Slain Investigator Remembered for Dedication, Compassion (Jun 22, 2000)
- Governor Davis and First Lady Mourn For San Leandro Shooting Victims (Jun 21, 2000)
- Memorial at FSIS District Office, Alameda, CA (Jun 22, 2010)
- Ceremony of Remembrance, Washington, DC (Jun 21, 2010)
- FSIS Unity Day, Beltsville, MD (May 26, 2010)
August 8, 2000 - USDA Headquarters
- Program and Order of Service
- Remarks by Thomas J. Billy, FSIS Administrator
- Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Richard Rominger
- Remarks by Deputy Under Secretary Caren Wilcox, Memorial Service Tree Dedication
June 30, 2000 - Oakland, California