J428

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 15-21, 2019, as Sheriff's Week in the State of New York

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J428



Senate Resolution No. 428

BY: Senator GALLIVAN

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
September 15-21, 2019, as Sheriff's Week in the
State of New York

WHEREAS, The quality and sanctity of community life are cherished
values, worthy of safeguarding, and this Legislative Body is moved to
honor those individuals who serve to 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 memorialize
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 15-21, 2019, as Sheriff's
Week in the State of New York, in conjunction with the observance of
National Sheriff's Week; and

WHEREAS, The Empire State values all sectors of law enforcement, and
appreciates its many members, who are dedicated to preserving and
protecting the safety of our communities; and

WHEREAS, The annual observance of Sheriff's Week has been designated
as September 15-21, 2019, and highlights the service and contributions
of county sheriffs as a distinct and vital component of municipal
government; and

WHEREAS, Since its creation as one of the first public offices in
colonial America, the Office of Sheriff has been an integral part of the
criminal justice system in New York State, having been established in
our state's first Constitution; and

WHEREAS, While its function, status, and powers have changed over
the course of its existence, the Office of Sheriff has been a constant
and invaluable presence within the law enforcement community of our
state; and

WHEREAS, The Office of Sheriff is unique and its duties encompass
many facets of public service, such as maintaining county jails,
providing security in courts, dispatching emergency services, and
serving and executing the civil process for the court system; and

WHEREAS, As a constitutionally-established public office, the Office
of Sheriff is directly accountable to the public it serves, fulfilling a
distinctive and crucial public safety role in the State of New York; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those
dedicated public servants who unselfishly devote their lives to the
preservation of order and the protection of others are worthy and due
full praise for their commitment and noble endeavors; now, therefore, be
it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 15-21, 2019,
as Sheriff's Week in the State of New York; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo.

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  • 13 / Feb / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 27 / Feb / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 27 / Feb / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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