Lofgren Statement on Death of Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood

Jan 11, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) made the following statement on the death of Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood:

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood.

“Officer Liebengood worked to protect the U.S. Capitol for 15 years.  As his father served as the former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms, he was also called with a sense of duty and dedicated his life to the safety of the U.S. Capitol, an integral part of our government and a sacred symbol of our democracy, history, and culture.

“Today, we mourn alongside the family and loved ones of Officer Liebengood.  May we honor his memory in our continued commitment to defending the U.S. Capitol and our democracy.  Please join me in praying for his family at this time.”

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Congress Number: 
117th Congress