J1827

Honoring Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Brummer Award on May 16, 2013

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  • 14 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1827


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman upon the occa-
sion of his designation as recipient of the Brummer Award on May 16,
2013

WHEREAS, The quality and sanctity of community life are cherished
values, worthy of safeguarding; this Legislative Body is moved to honor
those who preserve and protect such values, lauding particularly their
unwavering courage and dedication in the daily performance of their
duties; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Trooper Daniel
J. Hoffman, of Troop K, Poughkeepsie, New York, upon the occasion of
his designation as recipient of the Brummer Award, the highest award for
bravery a member of the New York State Police can receive; and
WHEREAS, Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman received this high honor in recog-
nition of his courage and valor in the performance of duty at the 37th
Annual State Police Superintendent's Commendation and Awards Day Ceremo-
ny, held at the New York State Police Academy in Albany, New York, on
Thursday, May 16, 2013; and
WHEREAS, On May 14, 2012, Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman and a fellow
Trooper responded to a possible burglary in progress at a residence in
the Town of LaGrange; and
WHEREAS, Upon arrival, Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman approached and
entered the residence through the front door; once inside he was imme-
diately attacked and knocked to the floor by a masked suspect who
attempted to repeatedly strike him with a sawed-off rifle with which he
was armed; and
WHEREAS, When the suspect leveled the firearm at him, Trooper Daniel
J. Hoffman protected himself and discharged his firearm; the suspect
succumbed to his injuries, and four additional suspects involved in the
home invasion robbery were later apprehended; and
WHEREAS, Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman is to be commended for the profes-
sionalism and courage he displayed on May 14, 2012; and
WHEREAS, In keeping with the finest traditions of the New York State
Police, Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman has distinguished himself by his exem-
plary and outstanding performance on behalf of the community he so
faithfully and courageously serves; and
WHEREAS, The dedicated efforts of public servants, such as Trooper
Daniel J. Hoffman, who unselfishly devote their lives to the preserva-
tion of order and the protection of others are worthy of the full praise
of this Legislative Body and the people of the State of New York; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman upon the occasion of his designation as
the recipient of a Brummer Award at the 37th Annual New York State
Police Superintendent's Commendation and Awards Day Ceremony on May 16,
2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Trooper Daniel J. Hoffman.

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