Officer Brian David Sicknick

Officer Brian David Sicknick

United States Capitol Police, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, January 7, 2021

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Brian David Sicknick

Officer Brian Sicknick suffered a stroke after physically engaging with protestors on the grounds of the United States Capitol.

Some of the protestors began to riot and forcefully breached the entrances of the Capitol Building while Congress was certifying the Electoral College votes following the 2020 presidential election.

During the protest, Officer Sicknick and other officers were sprayed with a chemical irritant believed to be bear spray. Officer Sicknick returned to his division office after engaging with protestors and collapsed a short time later. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away the following day.

On March 14th, 2021, two men were arrested and charged with assaulting Officer Sicknick.

Officer Sicknick was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had served with the United States Capitol Police for 12 years and was assigned to the First Responder's Unit.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Location District of Columbia
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 6, 2021
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Charged with assault

civil unrest

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Thank You for your contribution to our Country, and Thank You to your family for their sacrifices. I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

May 27, 2021

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