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Governor Lamont’s statement on today’s service for Bristol Police Department Lieutenant DeMonte and Sergeant Hamzy

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding today’s funeral for Bristol Police Department Lieutenant Dustin DeMonte and Sergeant Alex Hamzy:

“I want to express my gratitude to the thousands of law enforcement officers representing police departments across the United States who traveled great distances today to visit Connecticut to honor two of the bravest of our state. Additionally, I would like to thank the many Connecticut police departments who joined in unison to pay Lt. DeMonte and Sgt. Hamzy a fitting tribute. I would especially like to thank the Connecticut State Police and the Capital Region Development Authority for their assistance in helping the Bristol Police Department and the two families coordinate the logistics of today’s service.

“It was an honor for me to attend this touching ceremony today and to listen to the beautiful tributes paid to these two officers. Lieutenant DeMonte and Sergeant Hamzy are heroes and served with integrity and courage. We will forever keep them and their families in our hearts. My prayers are with their families, friends and members of the Bristol Police Department. »

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