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It’s been a beautiful spring in Washington, D.C., but one marred by tragedy. On April 2, Capitol Police Officer William Evans was killed when a driver rammed his car into a barricade surrounding the U.S. Capitol complex. Officer Evans, an 18-year veteran of the force, lay in state within the Capitol Rotunda on April 9, where he was eulogized by President Joe Biden and celebrated for his heroic life. We at Steptoe & Johnson LLP share these sentiments, and offer our sincerest condolences to Officer Evans’ family and friends. The heroism of Capitol Police officers, as well as law enforcement officers across the country, has never been more appreciated.