April 02, 2021

Van Hollen Statement on the Death of Capitol Police Officer William Evans

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement on the death of Capitol Police Officer William Evans:

“Today’s loss of Officer William Evans is heart-wrenching. My thoughts are with his family, loved ones, and all of the members of Capitol Police who are impacted by this tragedy. I continue to pray for the other injured officer and his family.  

“I’m thankful for the service of our Capitol Police and National Guard who risk their lives daily to protect our democracy and who have withstood immense hardship and pain over the last months. We are forever indebted to you and the sacrifices you and your families have made.”