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After third law enforcement killing in 36 days, Hickenlooper tweets 'enough is enough'

"We want each officer, every deputy, to know we are grateful for their service."
Deputy Micah Flick, 34, was shot and killed in the line of duty on Feb. 5 in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper responded on Monday after Miach Flick, a deputy in El Paso County, was shot and killed in the line of duty, making him the third law enforcement officer in 36 days to die like this.

"We will once again come together to provide sympathy and strength for the deputy's loved ones and pray for the recovery of those injured," a statement from Hickenlooper read in part.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office also acknowledged the shooting on Twitter, saying the agency will stand with El Paso County "after another senseless tragedy."

Less than two weeks ago, the ACSO lost 31-year-old deputy Heath Gumm after he responded to an assault call in a neighborhood just east of Interstate 25 and 88th Avenue.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office tweeted, "our hearts are broken once again."

On Dec. 31, 29-year-old DougCo deputy Zack Parrish was shot and killed after he and other law enforcement officers responded to a disturbance in Highlands Ranch.

Parrish was a father to two little girls.

Jeff Pelle, another Douglas County deputy who was also shot during the Highlands Ranch incident, simply tweeted a photo of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office badge with a black stripe, captioning the image "enough." His father, Joe Pelle, is the Boulder County sheriff.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office also posted a message of support after "another life taken too soon."

Flick, 34, is survived by his wife and 7-year-old twins. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said that today was his 11-year anniversary with EPSO.

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