Loved ones, colleagues pay final respects to Officer Keona Holley
Click the audio to hear Dr. Kaye and community members pay tribute to Officer Keona Holley and other police officers who have given their lives to protect our communities.
(WEAA) Family, friends and public officials paid their final respects to 39-year-old Officer Keona Holley On Tuesday.
Holley, a Baltimore police officer, was on duty in her patrol car when she was shot overnight on Dec. 16.
“Officer Keona Holley was a devoted public servant who committed her life to making Baltimore a better place. As we lay her to rest today, I will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that her legacy lives on,” said Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott.
“Keona served her city with passion and dedication, and she took immense pride in being a police officer. May she rest in peace”, Governor Larry Hogan shared.
The funeral was held at the Baltimore Convention Center on West Pratt Street.
Two men have been arrested and charged in her shooting as well as a second shooting soon afterward that left a man dead.
It was my honor to pay tribute to the life, the memory, and the legacy of Baltimore Police Officer Keona Holley.— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) January 11, 2022
Keona served her city with passion and dedication, and she took immense pride in being a police officer. May she rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/xiib0PSBZw
Today, #BCoPD joins our brothers and sisters of #BPD and other law enforcement agencies from across the United States to pay our final respects to Baltimore Police Ofc. Keona Holley. May you rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/lDw59nlIqA— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) January 11, 2022