The RCMP says they are dealing with the sudden and unexpected off-duty death of one of their officers from the Port Alberni detachment.
RCMP’s E Division says additional resources and support services have been brought in to help during the difficult time.
Some have taken to social media sharing their condolences.
Our thoughts are with all of the members of the Port Alberni RCMP at this difficult time.
— Saanich Police Association (@SaanichPoliceA) February 24, 2019
“We are thankful for all the support, but we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time,” said Sgt. Janelle Shoihet, media relations officer with E Division Communication Services.
Police say they are working with their family with respect to a service and have no additional comments or information to provide.
Thoughts and prayers to our brothers and sisters at Port Alberni RCMP pic.twitter.com/n9C9055I9e
— Sheri Lucas (@deranged162) February 25, 2019