Statement by Minister Toews on the death of Constable Adrian Oliver of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, November 13, 2012 — The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, made the following statement today regarding the death of Constable Adrian Oliver, a member of the Surrey, B.C. detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
"On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of Constable Oliver who lost his life today while on duty. His family has a long tradition of service to the RCMP and this loss will be felt by many.
This is a very sad day for all Canadians. The death of a police officer in the line of duty reminds us of the devotion and sacrifice of those who serve each day to keep us safe."
Public Safety Canada
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Public Safety