(Washington – April 13, 2012) Congressman Frank Guinta (NH-01) released the following statement regarding the death of Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney and the wounding of four other law enforcement officials during the shooting in Greenland last evening.
“My thoughts and prayers, along with those of my wife Morgan, are with the family of Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney. Chief Maloney was a beloved figure in Greenland and throughout the New Hampshire law enforcement community. He will be deeply missed and our condolences go out to his family, friends, and colleagues.
“We also continue our prayers for the four officers who were injured in the incident: Detective Eric Kulberg of the University of New Hampshire Police Department, Detective Gregory Turner of the Dover Police Department, Detective Scott Kukesh of the Newmarket Police Department, and Detective Jeremiah Murphy of the Rochester Police Department. We are hopeful for their full recovery.
“Thursday’s incident reminds us of the dedication displayed by all of New Hampshire’s first responders. Day in and day out, they serve us with the upmost professionalism and dignity. In the wake of yesterday’s tragic events, we remind all members of our law enforcement community that all Granite Staters stand behind them in full support and appreciation of their bravery and sacrifice.”