Premier and Solicitor General issue statement on RCMP incident

Premier Jim Prentice and Justice Minister and Solicitor General Jonathan Denis issued the following statement in response to the St. Albert incident that seriously injured two RCMP members.
“It is with shock and sadness that we learn of the serious injuries sustained by two officers in the line of duty as they served their home community of St. Albert early this morning. My thoughts are with their families as they pray for their husband, father and son. I know all Albertans stand in unity and gratitude alongside those impacted by the events earlier today as together we hope for the recovery of both officers. ”

~ Premier Jim Prentice

“I extend our deepest sympathies to family and friends of both officers caught in the line of fire at the St. Albert Casino. I commend the RCMP and all law enforcement agencies for their commitment to keeping our communities safe around the clock. Each and every day courageous men and women put themselves at risk to protect our communities, our province, and our country, and I stand with them.”

~ Minister Jonathan Denis, Justice and Solicitor General