A press release from Congressman Randy Hultgren, who represents Fox Lake in Washington:
Hultgren: “We must stand together against violence toward law enforcement”
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released a statement on the shooting of Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, a police officer from Fox Lake, who killed in the line of duty this week. An investigation to find the assailants is ongoing.
“Every day our police officers risk their lives to ensure the safety of our families and communities. We should never take their service for granted.
“The senseless shooting of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz is a sad and grim reminder of the dangers they face on the job every day.
“My heart breaks for the family and friends of Lt. Joe. He was a good husband, father and friend to so many in the community.
“Christy and I are praying for those close to him, his local law enforcement colleagues and the entire Fox Lake community.
“Now, we all must show our officers, and their families that serve alongside them, our strong appreciation and support that they deserve.
“We must stand together against violence toward law enforcement. Justice will be served for those responsible.”