J1570

Honoring Trooper Rajindra Boodhoo, recipient of a Superintendent's Commendation Award at the 37th Annual New York State Police Award...

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J1570


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Trooper Rajindra Boodhoo upon the occa-
sion of his designation as the recipient of a Superintendent's Commenda-
tion Award at the 37th Annual New York State Police Awards Day Ceremony
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, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Trooper Rajindra Boodhoo, of Troop F in Monroe, New York, upon the occa-
sion of his designation as the recipient of a Superintendent's Commenda-
tion Award; and
WHEREAS, A Trooper since April 21, 2008, he will receive the award in
recognition of his outstanding police work at the 37th Annual New York
State Police Superintendent's Commendation and Awards Day Ceremony, to
be held at the New York State Police Academy in Albany on Thursday, May
16, 2013; and
WHEREAS, On August 17, 2012, at approximately 1:00 pm, Trooper Boodhoo
received a complaint about a 15 year old runaway; Trooper Boodhoo inter-
viewed the juvenile's parents and determined that she may have fled the
area to New York City; Trooper Boodhoo contacted Verizon to ping her
cell phone and learned that her last known location was on Harlem River
Drive in New York City; and
WHEREAS, Trooper Boodhoo also reviewed her contacts on her account and
was able to make contact with a male subject in Maine who said the girl
had planned to travel to the New York City Port Authority and to go to
Arizona or Nevada from there; and
WHEREAS, Trooper Boodhoo contacted the Port Authority and faxed them a
recent picture of the girl; Port Authority personnel advised Trooper
Boodhoo that Nevada and Arizona are common child trafficking routes; and
WHEREAS, Other Troopers, Trooper Lewin and Investigator Key traveled
to the last known location of the ping in an attempt to locate the girl,
with negative results, after which Trooper Boodhoo asked the girl's
parents to bring in her laptop to be reviewed for any possible further
information; and
WHEREAS, On August 24, 2012 the girl was located from the IP address
and was subsequently found in the basement of a Michigan home, being
held captive in a cage by the man was who had assisted her in running
away; the man was arrested in Michigan with Federal and New York charges
pending; and
WHEREAS, The dedicated efforts of public servants, such as Trooper
Boodhoo, who unselfishly devote their lives to the preservation 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, there-
fore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Trooper Rajindra Boodhoo upon the occasion of his designation as
the recipient of a Superintendent's Commendation Award at the 37th Annu-
al 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 Rajindra Boodhoo.

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  • 26 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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