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Statement of U.S. Attorney Vanessa Roberts Avery on the Line of Duty Deaths of Bristol Police Sergeant Dustin Demonte and Officer Alex Hamzy, and the wounding of Officer Alec Iurato

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut

“This devastating news is another tragic reminder of the potential danger that law enforcement officers face every day in their service to our communities.  I am praying for these officers and their families and loved ones, and every member of the Bristol Police Department and the Bristol community will remain in my thoughts.  Our office and our federal agency partners will support the Bristol Police and Connecticut State Police in any way we can.”

Updated October 13, 2022