K407

Mourning the tragic and untimely death of New York State Sergeant Jeremy J. VanNostrand

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K407



Assembly Resolution No. 407

BY: M. of A. Santabarbara

MOURNING the tragic and untimely death of New York
State Sergeant Jeremy J. VanNostrand, committed law
enforcement officer, family man and devoted member
of his community

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to convey its
grateful appreciation and heartfelt regret in recognition of the loss of
a courageous and hardworking police officer who dedicated his purposeful
life and career in faithful service to both his family and the residents
of New York State; and

WHEREAS, It is with profound sadness that this Legislative Body
records the passing of New York State Sergeant Jeremy J. VanNostrand,
who made the ultimate sacrifice on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, while on
his way to work; and

WHEREAS, A six-year veteran of the New York State Police, Sergeant
Jeremy J. VanNostrand served with dedication, loyalty and compassion,
and devoted his purposeful life and career to serve and protect; and

WHEREAS, Sergeant Jeremy J. VanNostrand, a 36 year-old resident of
Schenectady County, exemplified what it truly means to give of himself
in providing vital police services in keeping with the noble mission of
the New York State Police; and

WHEREAS, Jeremy J. VanNostrand was born on March 1, 1982, to Andrew
and Julia VanNostrand; and

WHEREAS, In 2000, Jeremy J. VanNostrand graduated from Mayfield
Central School; he then went on to attend SUNY Albany, FMCC, Empire
State College and the College of St. Rose, obtaining two Master's
degrees; and

WHEREAS, Jeremy J. VanNostrand began his career in public service to
the State of New York in 2004, when he was first employed by the
Department of Corrections; in 2013, he graduated from the New York State
Police Academy and, since then, was employed with the New York State
Police at Troop G; and

WHEREAS, Sergeant Jeremy J. VanNostrand is survived by his wife and
high school sweetheart, Angela deAraujo VanNostrand; their six year-old
daughter, Merrick; his mother, Julia Brockhum; his father, Andrew
VanNostrand; two brothers, Wayne VanNostrand and Christopher
VanNostrand; one half-brother, Richard VanNostrand; and several aunts,
uncles and cousins; and

WHEREAS, Jeremy J. VanNostrand will be remembered for his love of
his family, friends, career, and reading; when he was off duty, he
enjoyed spending time with his daughter, geocaching, taking hikes
together and decorating for Halloween, as well as the annual family
vacation to Disney World; and

WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Jeremy J. VanNostrand leaves behind a legacy which will long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; he will be deeply missed and truly merits the
grateful tribute of this Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the tragic and untimely death of New York State Sergeant Jeremy J.
VanNostrand, committed law enforcement officer, family man and devoted
member of his community; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the family of New York State Sergeant Jeremy J.
VanNostrand.

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  • 15 / May / 2019
    • INTRODUCED
  • 15 / May / 2019
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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