Joint Statement from Baltimore Congressional Delegation on the Investigation into the Death of BPD Detective Sean Suiter

December 1, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC (December 1, 2017)– U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) today released the following joint statement:

“We support the request of Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to take the lead in investigating the murder of Detective Sean Suiter. We also have heard personally from Mayor Catherine Pugh, who requested federal support for an FBI investigation. We thank our federal partners at the FBI, DEA, ATF and the U.S. Attorney’s office for their assistance thus far in this case. We now need the full resources and attention of the federal government brought to bear in order to solve this case, bring the suspects to justice, and provide answers to the public and Detective Suiter’s family.”