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RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Parson Attended the Funeral of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton

(Clinton, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson attended the funeral of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton on March 12, 2018. Officer Morton, 30, lost his life in the line of duty on March 6, 2018. Lieutenant Governor Parson said, “I am deeply saddened by the death of Officer Morton. I served in law enforcement over 22 years and 12 of those years as Sheriff of Polk County. During that time, I put to rest one of […]

RELEASE: Blunt Statement on the Passing of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Morton

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) today released the following statement on the death of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Morton, who was killed in the line of duty. “Officer Christopher Morton put his life on the line in service to his community and our nation, and we are deeply saddened by his loss,” Blunt said. “Officer Morton’s death is yet another stark reminder of the danger our law enforcement men and women face every […]

Governor Eric Greitens’ Message on Capture of Clinton Police Shooting Suspect

Governor Greitens’ statement on the capture of Ian McCarthy, the man suspected of killing Clinton Police Officer Gary Michaels, is below: “The Highway Patrol has apprehended the suspect in the shooting of Clinton Police Officer Gary Michaels. We are all grateful for and proud of the law enforcement officers who conducted this operation. Justice will be done. Our hearts still hang heavy this evening. Officer Michaels’ family and his department still grieve, and the entire […]