Tributes pour in online for fallen Springdale officer
‘Blessed Are The Peacemakers'
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Police agencies locally and nationally, fire departments, other first responders, residents and politicians are remembering the life of Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant, 33.
The eight-year veteran with Springdale Police Department died Saturday night when a cruiser was struck during a traffic pursuit on Interstate 275, police officials said.
Here is a sampling of the tributes being posted to social media about Grant:
Devastating. One of #Ohio's bravest was killed in the line of duty last night. Both @FranDeWine and I offer our sincerest condolences to Kaia Grant's family, friends, and colleagues at the Springdale Police Department in Hamilton County. https://t.co/4uF29JkrUs— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) March 22, 2020
We want to express our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the Springdale Police Department and all of Kaia’s...Posted by Springdale Professional Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 4027 on Saturday, March 21, 2020
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, R-Terrace Park, wrote in a Facebook post:
“Heartbroken to hear that Officer Kaia Grant, an eight year veteran of the Springdale Police Department, was killed in the line of duty late last night. Jane and I offer our deepest condolences to her family, friends, and fellow officers.”
U.S. Congressman Brad Wenstrup, R-Columbia Tusculum, wrote in a tweet: “Heartbreaking news. My thoughts and prayers are with the City of Springdale, the Police Department, and the friends and family of Officer Kaia Grant.”
RIP. Police Officer Kaia Grant was murdered when she was intentionally struck by a vehicle during a pursuit. #rip #hero #murdered #endofwatch #PoliceOfficerKaiaGrant #SpringdalePoliceDepartment #LawEnforcement #ThinBlueLine #BlueLivesMatter #becarefuloutthere pic.twitter.com/R4M6telqdd— Protecting the Blue (@protectingblue) March 22, 2020
On Saturday, Police Officer Kaia Grant of the Springdale Police Department in Ohio was killed when she was intentionally struck by a vehicle during a pursuit. Officer Grant was 33 years old and is survived by her parents. #rememberthefallen pic.twitter.com/m5GsjDq6D9— BrotherhoodSCPD (@brotherfallSCPD) March 22, 2020
The men and women of #BPD send heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Kaia Grant, an 8-yr-veteran of the Springdale Police Department (OH), who was killed in the line of duty last night protecting and serving the citizens of Ohio. pic.twitter.com/uaVCJwwRDU— Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) March 22, 2020
SPCA Cincinnati sends condolences to the family, friends, loved ones of Springdale Police Department’s Officer Kaia Grant, who lost her life in the line of duty last night. Our hearts are with all those impacted by this tragic incident...Cincinnati.com: https://t.co/QQ5v7U2ep2💔 pic.twitter.com/GGVPskkuHP— SPCA Cincinnati (@SPCACincinnati) March 22, 2020
A tragic loss last evening at the Springdale Police Department. Officer Kaia Grant, an 8-year veteran, was killed in the line of duty. Please keep Officer Grant’s family, friends, and those she worked with in your thoughts and prayers - never forget! pic.twitter.com/CauC5S7n1a— Fairfield Twp Police (@FairfieldTwpPD) March 22, 2020
Please keep the Springdale Police Dept, Ohio in your thoughts and prayers. During a pursuit last night, the offenders vehicle struck a Springdale Police vehicle. Officer Kaia Grant, 33, an 8-year-veteran of the Springdale Police Department was killed.. #officerdown #ohio #EOW pic.twitter.com/apu5PGackQ— Oakboro Police Dept. (@Oakboropolicenc) March 22, 2020
We're deeply saddened by the loss of Officer Kaia Grant of the Springdale Police Department who was killed in the line of duty last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the officers during these difficult times. pic.twitter.com/9ZhKv6j8ZN— Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (@hcso_org) March 22, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Springdale Police Dept. over the death of Officer Kaia Grant.— KetteringPolice (@KetteringOhioPD) March 22, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Officer Kaia Grant as well as our brothers and sisters with the Springdale Police Dept. Officer Grant tragically lost her life last night heroically serving her community. She will never be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/S0HFeRoUNz— City of Fairfield Police Department (@FairfieldOHPD) March 22, 2020
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