Durbin Honors USCP Officer Billy Evans On Senate Floor
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today honored the life and service of United States Capitol Police (USCP) Officer William “Billy” Evans, who was tragically killed on April 2 defending the Capitol building from an attacker. Durbin called Officer Evans a hero who was a familiar and friendly face to members of the Senate and staff at the Capitol.
“The loss of Officer Evans is heartbreaking, and I join in praying for his family and loved ones,” Durbin said. “ The debt that we owe Capitol Police Officers like Officer Evans can never be repaid…Our gratitude for their sacrifice cannot be captured by words… This Tuesday, Officer Evans will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda, where those who he died to protect can pass by and pay their respects. And every day, it is incumbent on those of us who work in this building to remember this Officer, and to thank him and the men and women of the U.S. Capitol Police who have given so much to keep us safe. ”
Video of Durbin’s remarks on the Senate floor is available here.
Audio of Durbin’s remarks on the Senate floor is available here.
Footage of Durbin’s remarks on the Senate floor is available here for TV Stations.
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