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Alberta Premier, Solicitor General, Public Safety Minister issue statement on passing of RCMP officer, Edmonton Mayor tweets sad news

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Premier and Solicitor General issue statement on passing of RCMP officer

Premier Jim Prentice and Justice Minister and Solicitor General Jonathan Denis issued the following statement in response to the death of a St. Albert RCMP officer.

“Today, it is with great sadness that we begin to mourn the loss of Constable David Wynn, who has paid the ultimate sacrifice in his service to Alberta. May his family and friends gather strength and find solace in the outpouring of support from citizens across our province and across our country, as together we grieve for our fallen Canadian hero.”

Premier Jim Prentice

“Alberta has lost a brave and dedicated RCMP officer today. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family, friends, and fellow police officers during this difficult time. Constable Wynn put himself in harm’s way in order to serve and protect Albertans, and for this we owe him and his loved ones a debt of gratitude. He will be forever remembered.”

Jonathan Denis, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General

Statement by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on the death of RCMP Constable David Wynn

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today on the death of RCMP Constable David Wynn, who was shot while on duty in St. Albert, Alberta, on Friday, January 16:

“On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of David Wynn.  Constable Wynn made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting the community of St. Albert, Alberta.  My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his loved ones during this very difficult time.

The men and women of Canada’s police forces put themselves in harm’s way each and every day. We honour their bravery and mourn with them on this tragic day.

Mayor Don Iveson tweets:
Sad news today coming from @CityofStAlbert. Our hearts go out to our neighbours & to those who protect us each and every day. Rest in peace.

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