Springfield Police Officer Kevin Ambrose was killed in the line of duty on June 4, 2012.
The following statement was made by Mayor Domenic J. Sarno:
“On behalf of the City of Springfield and our residents I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family of Springfield Police Officer Kevin Ambrose who wore his badge with honor and integrity and served our City with a tremendous amount of pride and passion. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Springfield City Hall are with Kevin’s loving family at this very difficult and emotional time.
The men and women in blue at the Springfield Police Department, like police departments throughout the country, are faced with very challenging, difficult and dangerous situations on a daily basis. For this, we owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to our police officers and their families. Today, Officer Ambrose paid the ultimate sacrifice protecting and serving the residents of our City. He will be sadly missed by his fellow officers and the community at-large.”
Funeral Services are tentatively scheduled for Friday. More information to come.