Senator Collins’ Statement on Acts of Violence in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins issued the following statement today regarding the shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota:

“I am deeply troubled by the appalling acts of violence in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota. This has been a painful week for our country.

“Law enforcement officials in Maine and across our country report for duty every day to keep our families safe, knowing that they may face danger. We are grateful for their bravery and their sacrifice. 

“As we mourn these killings in cities across our country, we must find ways to rebuild trust in our communities and work to ensure that all Americans, regardless of the color of their skin, feel protected and safe.”