Statement from Police Commissioner Ed Davis

The Boston Police Department would like to extend our most heartfelt sympathy to the families and loved ones of two of Boston’s bravest, Paul Cahill and Warren Payne. We would also like to send our thoughts and prayers to those firefighters who were injured in last night’s tragedy. We applaud the courageous and selfless rescue efforts of all the emergency personnel who responded to the scene. This terrible tragedy sadly underscores the immense danger that our public safety personnel face every day. Let us take this opportunity to acknowledge their remarkable bravery and sacrifice.