Scott Statement on Fallen Newport News Police Officer

January 24, 2020
Press Release

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Congressman Bobby Scott issued the following statement on the death of Officer Katie Thyne of the Newport News Police Department:

“I want to send my deepest condolences to the friends and family of Officer Thyne, as well as members of the Newport News Police Department who are dealing with the tragic loss of a colleague. We rely on the police to keep our communities safe, and they are placed in harm’s way every single day. The Newport News community has lost someone who dedicated her young life to public service not only through her work on the police force, but also by serving in the Navy and through her volunteerism at the local Boys and Girls Club.”

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