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Kyle deFreytag biography: 13 things about DC Police officer

Kyle DeFreytag

Kyle DeFreytag

Kyle Hendrik deFreytag was a native of Pennsylvania, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born in Canadensis, Monroe County, Pennsylvania to Frederik deFreytag and Laura Kennedy deFreytag. (a) 
  2. He is Sam deFreytag and Melanie deFreytag Hockenberry‘s brother. (a) 
  3. He enjoyed travelling, hiking, camping, riding his motorcycle and playing the drums. (a) 
  4. He was a police officer in Washington, D.C., USA. He served in the city’s 5th District. (b) (c)
  5. He attended Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In 2015, he was named to the dean’s list. (d)
  6. In May 2016, he graduated from Northampton Community College with an associate’s degree in applied science. After his graduation, he moved to Alexandria, Virginia, USA. (a) (e)
  7. In November 2016, he joined the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, also known as the Metropolitan Police Department and the DC Police. (b)
  8. In 2017, his annual wage as a DC Police officer was $55,362. (c)
  9. In 2018, his annual wage as a DC Police officer was $63,598. (c)
  10. In 2019, his annual wage as a DC Police officer was 72,611.00. (f)
  11. On January 6, 2021, he was one of the DC Police officers who responded to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. That day, Donald Trump supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. (b)
  12. He died by suicide on July 10, 2021. (b)
  13. He died at the age of 26. He is the fourth DC Police officer who responded to the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 confirmed to have committed suicide. DC Police confirmed his death hours after confirming the death of his fellow officer Gunther Paul Hashida, who took his own life on July 29, 2021.  (b)

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