Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

October 16, 2012 18:58 ET

Minister of Public Safety Statement on the Shooting of a CBSA Officer at the Peace Arch Border Crossing

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2012) - "I am deeply concerned by the news of the shooting today at the Peace Arch border crossing of a CBSA officer. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and colleagues of this Border Service Officer.

This event is a sobering reminder of the dangerous conditions faced daily by the men and women of our law enforcement agencies as they work to protect the safety and security of Canadians."

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