FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Springfield Mayor Ken McClure would like to send condolences on behalf of City Council and the City of Springfield to the family and colleagues of the Joplin Police Officer killed in the line of duty and the two officers seriously injured Tuesday.
Our thoughts and prayers are with them, as well as with Joplin Police Chief Sloan Rowland and Joplin Mayor Ryan Stanley. Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams, has authorized Springfield Police Officers to wear mourning bands to honor the memory, recognize the sacrifice and show support for Joplin Police Department.
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For more information, contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, at 417-380-3352 or [email protected]