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It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we come together as a community to mourn the tragic loss of Independence Police Officer Cody Allen and Circuit Court process server Drexel Mack. Today, our city grieves the passing of two dedicated guardians and public servants.

Officer Allen exemplified the very best of our police force, demonstrating unwavering commitment to the safety and well-being of our community. His bravery and dedication will forever be remembered, and his absence leaves a void that cannot be filled.

On behalf of the Mayor and City Council, we extend our deepest condolences and prayers to Officer Allen's family, including his wife, his young children, his parents, and his colleagues. Their loss is immeasurable, and we offer our unwavering support during this incredibly difficult time.

We stand united in gratitude for the service of all our officers and personnel who put their lives on the line every day to protect and serve our community. Today, we mourn their sacrifice and honor their memory.

May Officer Allen and Mr. Mack rest in peace, and may their legacies continue to inspire us all.”

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