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Minister's Statement on the Shooting of a Peel Regional Police Officer

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Minister's Statement on the Shooting of a Peel Regional Police Officer

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Today, Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, released the following statement on the shooting of a Peel Regional police officer this morning at a Brampton courthouse:

"I am deeply troubled to learn of the shooting of a Peel Regional Police Officer this morning at a Brampton courthouse.

Ontario's first responders put themselves in harm's way every day to serve and protect the people of this province, and we owe them a tremendous debt of gratitude.

My thoughts are with Constable Mike Klarenbeek during this difficult time. I will continue to follow this incident closely and stand alongside his family, friends and colleagues in praying for a quick and full recovery."

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