Steve Womack

12/08/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/08/2019 13:28

Womack Statement on the Death of Fayetteville Police Officer Stephen Carr

Washington, DC-December 8, 2019....Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) released the following statement mourning the loss of Fayetteville Police Officer Stephen Carr, who was senselessly targeted and killed in the line of duty:

'Officer Stephen Carr proudly wore his shield while upholding his oath to keep Arkansans safe each day. He was on duty about to begin another shift when he was unjustly targeted and assassinated. He will be remembered for his dedication to community, the selfless service he exemplified, and the meaning of the uniform he wore. This tragedy serves as a reminder of the risks our brave men and women in uniform face each day. I join all Arkansans in mourning the loss of Officer Carr and offer my deepest condolences to his family, loved ones, and the Fayetteville Police Department.'

Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) has represented Arkansas's Third Congressional District since 2011. He serves as the Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Budget and is a member of the House Appropriations defense and transportation, housing and urban development subcommittees.