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WIFLE Press Release January 11, 2021

January 11, 2021 4:35 PM | Anonymous


WIFLE Sends Condolences to the United States Capitol Police, the Family of Officer Brian D. Sicknick and
Condemns the Violence on Capitol Hill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 11, 2021

Catherine Sanz

President, WIFLE Foundation, Inc.
Executive Director, WIFLE, Inc.



ARLINGTON, VA – The Executive Board of WIFLE and the WIFLE Foundation stand with its law enforcement partners and commends the heroic efforts by Capitol Police to contain the violence and ensure the safety of the legislators, congressional staff, and government workers on January 6, 2021. WIFLE strongly condemns the violence. The threats, destruction of government buildings and looting the world witnessed on that day, constitutes criminal acts.  In the span of 24 hours, we witnessed the best and the worst in our nation. Despite the dramatic interruption on Wednesday, the 117th Congress resolutely returned and carried out its mission. 

WIFLE encourages a comprehensive review of the events of that day, for the benefit of all law enforcement and the communities we serve and WIFLE stands ready to assist in any was possible. 

WIFLE sends heartfelt condolences to the United States Capitol Police and the family of Officer Brian D. Sicknick who died as a result of the injuries sustained in the line of duty protecting the Capitol.

About WIFLE: WIFLE (Women in Federal Law Enforcement) advocates for equality and respect among citizens, for the inclusion of more women in law enforcement, for a more diverse law enforcement workforce, and lawful and judicial practices in our nation.  WIFLE reaffirms its commitment to every law enforcement profession, to equality in law enforcement, and to citizen rights to opinions and peaceful demonstrations.  To join WIFLE in supporting its mission, visit wifle.org.


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