Det. Jorge Del Rio honored at U.S. Senate

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Sen. Sherrod Brown honors Det. Jorge Del Rio on Senate Floor

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Fallen Dayton Police Det. Jorge Del Rio was honored for his service Thursday at the U.S. Senate.

>> Del Rio remembered as family man, star detective, American hero

Sen. Sherrod Brown took the floor to honor the 30-year veteran in light of Del Rio’s death Thursday, Nov. 7.

Del Rio was shot twice while serving a warrant as part of a DEA task force in Dayton last Monday.
>> Videos: Mourners speak at Det. Del Rio's funeral

“While no gesture can ever repay him or his loved ones for their sacrifice, today we honor this hero’s memory and lift up the entire Dayton community,” Brown said.

Thousands gathered earlier this week for a public visitation and private funeral services at the University of Dayton Arena.

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