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March 11, 2020



 Cotton Statement on Death of Hot Springs Officer

Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the statement below following news reports that Officer Brent Scrimshire of Hot Springs was killed in the line of duty.


“The city of Hot Springs and the state of Arkansas mourns the tragic loss of Officer Scrimshire. Brent Scrimshire gave his life for the safety of his fellow man—the ultimate sacrifice deserving of our deepest respect. May God welcome Brent home and bring comfort to his family.”