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Officials react to officer killed in Perry Hall

Officials react to officer killed in Perry Hall
Posted at 5:38 PM, May 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-22 12:38:24-04

A Baltimore County Police officer died after investigating suspicious activity in Perry Hall, Md.

The news quickly rippled through the community and the state, prompting reactions from many as information and concern was shared. 

Acting Baltimore County Executive Fred Homan sent the following statement:

"It is a sad day in Baltimore County as we mourn the loss of a police officer who died in the line of duty. We share our sorrow with her family and her extended family, the women and men who put their lives on the line every day to keep our County safe."

President Glenn C. Resnick released a statement on behalf of the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen's Association:

"On behalf of the members of the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen's Association, we are deeply saddened by the Line of Duty Death of the Baltimore County Police Officer. We express our heartfelt condolences to her family & to our Brothers & Sisters of the Baltimore County Police Department. Her unselfish service to the community is an example of the most noble thing one could do with their life. May she rest in peace. The BCVFA will be here for our brothers and sisters in blue as they mourn their loss and remember their colleague during this difficult time." 

And Governor Hogan sent his statement on Tuesday saying: 

“We are heartbroken to lose a member of Maryland's law enforcement family, Police Officer First Class Amy Caprio. Officer Caprio was a dedicated member of the Baltimore County Police Department who was soon to celebrate four years with the force. She bravely made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and security of our citizens, and we all owe her a debt of gratitude for her selfless service.
We continue to keep Officer Caprio’s family, loved ones, her brothers and sisters in blue, and the entire Baltimore County community in our prayers. U.S. and Maryland flags will fly at half-staff through the day she is laid to rest in tribute to her service and sacrifice.
The State of Maryland continues to stand beside Baltimore County as they work to bring those responsible for Officer Caprio’s death to justice.”

Havre de Grace lit the city lamps blue to honor the fallen officer.

Other turned to social media to send their condolences.