Statement on Fallen Bristol Police Officers by Bristol Senator Martin & Senator Kelly

October 13, 2022

Two officers from the Bristol Police Department were shot and killed in the line of duty late last night. A third officer was also shot and has been seriously injured.


Bristol Senator Henri Martin (R-Bristol) today issued the following statement:


“This is heartbreaking. Words cannot sum up our sadness and emotions. Our thoughts and prayers are with our Bristol Police Department, their families, and our entire law enforcement community. We will continue to pray for them all.”



Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) added:


“All of Connecticut is praying for the families, loved ones, Bristol Police Department and the entire Bristol community reeling from this devastating tragedy. Sending love and prayers to the injured officer still fighting for their life. Our men and women in law enforcement go to work every day ready to serve and protect in every situation. Our hearts are with all who serve as we mourn the loss of these heroes.”



The governor has directed U.S. and state flags in Connecticut lowered to half-staff in honor of the officers who were shot and killed in the line of duty.