As the group of Simcoe County grapples with the tragic deaths of two police officers following a taking pictures in an Innisfil, Ont. house final evening, distinguished Canadians throughout the nation are taking time to precise their condolences for the lives misplaced.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provided his condolences to the family members of the 2 late officers this afternoon. “I know the families of people who serve are always worried for their loved ones as they step forward to serve their communities to keep the rest of us safe and I can’t imagine what those families are going through,” mentioned Trudeau at a talking occasion in Pickering, Ont.
“Please know that we stand with you as families. We stand with all those who step up to serve and protect us all and we will continue to be there to support those families and their colleagues and the entire community of Innisfil as they mourn this loss.”
Meanwhile, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre tweeted that he is deeply saddened to listen to that two of the South Simcoe police officers have been killed. “We grieve with the families of the fallen officers, Acting Chief Van Dyke, and members of the South Simcoe Police Service family at this dark time” he mentioned in a tweet.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford wrote that he’s heartbroken to listen to that the officers had been killed on the road of obligation. “We are praying for the officers’ families and all the police officers who put their lives on the line to protect our communities,” he added.
Other leaders in the York-Simcoe area shared their ideas as nicely.
Early this morning, York-Simcoe MPP Caroline Mulroney tweeted, “I’m devastated to hear the tragic news of the deaths of two @SouthSimcoePS officers, who dedicated their lives to protecting our communities. My thoughts and prayers are with their families, and the entire South Simcoe Police Service team during this heartbreaking time.”
Scot Davidson, Conservative Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, mentioned he was “devastated to learn of the tragic deaths” of the 2 officers. “My thoughts are with their families and the entire South Simcoe Police force as they grieve their profound loss,” he said.
Voices in the police group are additionally taking to social media to react to the information.
Toronto Police Chief James Ramer tweeted, “On behalf of all members of the @TorontoPolice, I offer our deepest sympathies to the families of these two fallen officers and to the members of the @SouthSimcoePS for this devastating loss. We stand with you in your grief.”
“On behalf of all @YRP members, I extend my heartfelt condolences for the loss of both fallen @SouthSimcoePS officers,” wrote Chief of York regional police Jim MacSween. “Our thoughts are with their family, friends and colleagues. We stand with you and offer our support during this incredibly difficult time. #HeroesInLife.”