Miami Dolphins to honor fallen Bristol officer at Sunday’s game

Two officers were killed and one was seriously injured in what state police called a deliberate...
Two officers were killed and one was seriously injured in what state police called a deliberate act to lure law enforcement to an address in Bristol.(Connecticut State Police)
Published: Oct. 16, 2022 at 12:14 PM EDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The Miami Dolphins announced Sunday that they will be honoring one of the fallen officers who was ambushed, shot, and killed while responding to a fake domestic violence call Wednesday night in Bristol, Connecticut.

According to their Twitter page, the Dolphins recognized the tragic loss of Officer Alex Hamzy and life-long Dolphins fan, Sergeant Dustin DeMonte.

The team plans to honor Sgt. DeMonte, who had planned to attend Sunday’s game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, with a #1 jersey in his name.

The game against the Minnesota Vikings starts at 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon.