Reaction pours in after Yarmouth officer ambushed



YARMOUTH – Reaction is pouring in after a Yarmouth Police officer was ambushed in Marstons Mills Thursday afternoon. Many local public safety agencies took to social media in support of their colleagues at Yarmouth Police and Officer Gannon’s family after an emotional statement from Yarmouth Police:

With deep sorrow and heavy hearts the Yarmouth Police Department reports the loss of Officer Sean Gannon.

Officer Sean Gannon was killed in the line of duty today.

We must tend now to his family and the needs of our department and our community.

We appreciate your love and support and ask that you pray for Sean and all of us who serve….

Video: Ofc. Gannon’s body arrives in escort at the Medical Examiner’s office:

Provincetown Police said their thoughts and prayers are with the men and women of the Yarmouth Police Department…..A police officer was shot and killed this afternoon while a warrant was being served at a home in Marstons Mills.

Truro Police send their thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of the Yarmouth Officer shot and killed today. It‘s a very sad day….Their heartfelt condolences to Officer Sean Gannon’s family, friends and Officers and Dispatchers of the Yarmouth Police Department. We are incredibly sorry for your loss.

Wellfleet Police – Yarmouth K-9 Officer killed in the line of duty. R.I.P. sir, we will miss you, but you are not forgotten!

Eastham Police – Please keep our brothers and sisters at Yarmouth PD as well as Officer Gannon’s family in your thoughts and prayers.

Orleans – The men and women of the Orleans Police Department are holding our brothers and sisters of the Yarmouth Police and their families in our hearts. Please say a prayer for them. Orleans Fire: God bless the Yarmouth Police Dept. and the family and friends of the fallen. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brewster – The members of the Brewster Police Department offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fellow officers of Officer Sean Gannon. May he Rest In Peace. Brewster Fire: Our thoughts are with the Yarmouth Police Department and all our sisters and brothers in blue tonight.

Chatham – Our hearts and prayers go out to YPD Officer Sean Gannon and his family from CPD.

Dennis – Dennis Police thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Sean Gannon
and all of the members of the Yarmouth Police Department as they grieve his loss. Rest in Peace Officer Gannon…
Dennis Fire: Thank you for your service Officer Sean Gannon.

Yarmouth Fire – Rest In Peace Officer Gannon…Our hearts are with our brothers and sisters in blue!

Barnstable – The Barnstable Police Department extends its sincere condolences to the family of fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon. We stand in support of the men and women of the Yarmouth Police Department, their family members, and the officers and family members of the Barnstable Police Department. We are truly appreciative of the support shown by our Cape Cod community, and remain committed to serving the citizens of the Town of Barnstable.

Hyannis Firefighters – Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Gannon, family, fellow officer and friends.

Also, please think of the first responders who worked to save him… Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Professional Firefighters, Barnstable Police Department, & Cape Cod Hospital ER staff

What a truly horrible day on Cape Cod.

Comm Fire Rescue – Our hearts go out to the family and friends of K9 Officer Sean Gannon, the members of the Yarmouth Police Department and all of our brothers and sisters in blue who are grieving today. Please remember Officer Gannon’s wife and children in your thoughts and prayers…

Mashpee – The Mashpee Police Department would like to extent its deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Sean Gannon, Yarmouth Police Department.

Officer Gannon and his K9 partner are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mashpee Wampanoag Police – RIP Brother… our thoughts and prayers go out Officer Gannon’s family, friends, the Yarmouth Police Department, CCRLC, and the town of Yarmouth and all those effected by this tragedy. E.O.W. 04/12/18.

Sandwich – Sandwich Police send their deepest sympathy and prayers are with K9 Officer Sean Gannon’s family, friends, and the Yarmouth Police Department…Sandwich Fire Department sends heartfelt condolences & thoughts to Yarmouth Police on their tragic loss of K9 Officer Sean Gannon. Officer Gannon was shot & killed in the line of duty this afternoon serving a warrant. His K9 partner Nero who was also shot & underwent surgery.

Bourne – (Police) It is with great sadness that I am posting today. We frequently honor those officers from around the country that pay the ultimate sacrifice protecting the communities they love. Unfortunately, this one is very close to home.

Please join us in praying for Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon, his friends and family, the Yarmouth Police Department, and the town of Yarmouth. Officer Gannon, rest easy my brother…the entirety of Massachusetts law enforcement have your watch from here!

(Bourne Firefighters) It’s never easy when a officer is shot, however when it is this close to home it sure seems more difficult. To our brothers in blue here and afar, our thoughts are with you.

To the family, friends, and fellow officers at Yarmouth Police Dept. Our deepest condolences and know that our prayers are with you as you struggle with this horrible tragedy.

Falmouth – (Police) Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of K9 Officer Sean Gannon, as well as the members of the Yarmouth Police Dept. and Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council SWAT Team. End of Watch: 04/12/18. We ask that you also keep them in your prayers.

(Fire/Rescue) Our thoughts and prayers with family of Yarmouth Police K9 Officer Sean Gannon and our Brothers and Sisters of the Yarmouth Police Department. Officer Gannon may you Rest In Peace. EOW 4/12/2018


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