Official Statement regarding passing of Guelph Police Constable

Joint Statement from Mayor Karen Farbridge and Chief Administrative Officer Ann Pappert

It is with tremendous sadness that we learned this morning of the death of Constable Jennifer Kovach of the Guelph Police Service, killed on duty on her way to assist at a call.

Our heartfelt condolences go to Councillor Gloria Kovach, Constable Kovach’s mother, and their family, who have lost a loved one this morning. There are no words that can adequately express our sorrow over their tragic loss.

We also recognize this is a very difficult time for our Guelph Police Service who have lost a member of their service. We would like to express our gratitude for their brave service, and assure them that Constable Kovach will always be remembered for her sacrifice to keep our community safe.

With sincere sorrow,

Karen Farbridge | Mayor
T 519-837-5643

Ann Pappert | Chief Administrative Officer
T 519-837-5602

Read the Guelph Police Services news release