Cop honored for breaking Garrido case

SAN RAMON, CA

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Cal police officer /*Lisa Campbell*/ received a proclamation from East Bay Congressman /*Jerry McNerney*/ (D-Pleasanton) at San Ramon City Hall.

McNerney had Campbell's name added to the official congressional record for taking a few extra steps that led to Garrido's arrest.

"It just took the intuition of an officer to recognize a situation that didn't seem right, and in my opinion, that's the essence of good police work," McNerney said.

Campbell ran a background check on /*Garrido*/ after he showed up and tried to distribute religious material on campus. She found out he was a sex offender and eventually his parole officer was contacted.

The resulting investigation freed /*Jaycee Dugard*/ who had been held captive since her kidnapping in 1991.

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