J1797

Commending the Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol for their commitment to serving their community

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J1797


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Northern Manhattan Civilian Obser-
vation Patrol for their commitment to serving their community

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to publicly recognize
those civilian groups which volunteer their time for the welfare of
their communities, acting in cooperation with law enforcement personnel
in the interest of maintaining public safety; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol for their outstanding
service to the community; and
WHEREAS, The Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol (NMCOP), a
group of neighbors, has come together in an effort to make the Inwood
community of Manhattan a safer place for all citizens; and
WHEREAS, The Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol, in part-
nership with the 34th Precinct of the New York City Police Department,
is a network of trained and dedicated volunteers who give their time to
improving the safety of the community through walking patrols and
promoting civic engagement among citizens; and
WHEREAS, The Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol has also
created a forum in which community members can openly discuss issues
within the community and collectively develop solutions to improve the
entire area as a whole; and
WHEREAS, The Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol has
fostered a sense of unity and community empowerment in the Inwood area;
and
WHEREAS, Public order and civility on the streets of our communities
is certainly advanced by the civic-mindedness of community groups, such
as the Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol, that organize
effective and diligent neighborhood crime watches; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol for their
commitment to serving their community, recognizing that their willing
exercise of leadership in the service of community security is a sacri-
fice of personal time and safety; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Northern Manhattan Civilian Observation Patrol.

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

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Resolutions, Legislative

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