Pelosi Statement on the Passing of Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood

January 10, 2021
Press Release

San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the passing of Capitol Police Office Howard Liebengood, a fifteen-year veteran of the Department:

“On behalf of the House of Representatives, I send deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Officer Howard Liebengood. 

“Officer Liebengood was a patriot who dedicated his life to defending the Capitol and protecting all who serve, work in and visit this temple of our Democracy.  His passing is a great tragedy that compounds the horror of this past week.

“May Officer Liebengood’s service be an inspiration to support and defend the Constitution and protect the American people.  And may it be a comfort to Officer Liebengood’s family that so many mourn with and pray for them at this sad time.”