Pelosi Statement on the Passing of Metropolitan Police Department Officer Gunther Hashida

August 2, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the death of Metropolitan Police Department Officer Gunther Hashida:

“On behalf of the House of Representatives, I send deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Metropolitan Police Department Officer Gunther Hashida. 

“Officer Hashida was a hero, who risked his life to save our Capitol, the Congressional community and our very Democracy.  All Americans are indebted to him for his great valor and patriotism on January 6th and throughout his selfless service.

“May Officer Hashida’s life be an inspiration to all to protect our Country and Democracy.  And may it be a comfort to Officer Hashida’s family that so many mourn their loss and pray for them at this sad time.”