Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

October 07, 2007 10:28 ET

Statement: Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day Delivers a Statement Following the Death of RCMP Constable Christopher John Worden

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2007) - The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement on the death of Constable Christopher John Worden of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

"I wish to pay tribute to Constable Christopher John Worden, who died tragically yesterday in the line of duty near Hay River in the Northwest Territories.

"Constable Worden proudly served the RCMP for over six years with courage and dedication. His death is a sorrowful reminder of the dangers faced by the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to protect our communities.

"My thoughts and prayers are with his wife, daughter, family and loved ones in this time of need."

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Stockwell Day
    Minister of Public Safety
    Melisa Leclerc
    Director of Communications