Sen. Lee Statement on Death of Capitol Police Officer

January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement Thursday after it was confirmed that U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick had died from injuries suffered while defending the U.S. Capitol on January 6:

“The brave men and women of the Capitol Police put their lives on the line defending us from a violent mob Wednesday. Fourteen of them were hospitalized from injuries they suffered while protecting us and now one of them, Officer Brian Sicknick, has died. My family and I offer our deepest condolences and prayers to the Sicknick family. My colleagues and I will do everything we can to make sure those responsible for Officer Sicknick’s death are brought to justice.”