FLEOA Mourns Loss of FBI Agents in Sunrise, FL



February 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Larry Cosme, National President of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), issued the following statement regarding the attack on Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) agents in Sunrise, Florida:


"It is with a heavy heart that we learn of the losses and injuries sustained by FBI agents in Florida this morning. FLEOA joins the entire law enforcement community in keeping the agents, their families, and the FBI in our prayers. Special Agent Daniel Alfin and Special Agent Laura Schwartzenberger, as well as the three injured officers and all those who responded to this tragic scene, are heroes to our nation. This horrible attack was a reflection of the violent individuals law enforcement officers encounter every day. However, the coordinated response and outpouring of support the news has brought, is also a reflection of the strength of our law enforcement community,” said President Larry Cosme.

"This attacks hits close to home since FLEOA members were among the agents under attack. While we know all law enforcement enact their duty well aware of the potential sacrifice, it is our mission to ensure officers and agents never feel they must go through it alone. It is vital for our nation's law enforcement to be supported and protected while working to take these dangerous and violent individuals off the streets. FLEOA offers our absolute care and backing as the FBI and these agent's families deal with the aftermath of this tragedy. We thank all law enforcement officers and agents for their service and devotion to our nation,” Cosme continued.


FLEOA is the nation’s largest non-partisan, not-for-profit professional association representing more than 29,000 federal law enforcement officers and agents across 65 federal agencies.