Statement from Premier John Horgan on the death of Abbotsford Police Department officer:
“On behalf of the Province of B.C., I want to say that we are deeply saddened to hear of the death of an Abbotsford Police Department officer this afternoon while answering a 911 call.
“My heartfelt condolences go to the family, friends and colleagues of this officer at this very difficult time.
“As British Columbians, we are filled with grief at this tragic loss and give gratitude to all those who put their lives on the line for us every day.
“I understand that the Independent Investigations Office, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, and others are involved in investigating this tragedy and we will let them do their work.”
Jen HolmwoodDeputy Communications Director
Office of the Premier