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05/01/2018 04Aii Law Enforcement Appreciation Week ProclamationBUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDASTATEMENT Item No. A.ii. For Meeting of: May 1, 2018 ITEM TITLE: Law Enforcement Appreciation Week proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Cally Price SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Steve Altmayer and Elaine Gonzalez to accept ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date d Law Enforcement Appreciation Week proclamation 4/5/2015 Type Coker Memo 2 CITyoE clAKiMA PRoCLA4ATrow WI -PERMS, the Congress and President of the V nited States have designated May 15 as Peace Officers' Memoria(Day, and the weekin which May 15fa(Cs as .9\rationa(Law Enforcement Appreciation Weed; and ZLEREAS, the members of the Yakima Police Department p(ay an essentia(ro(e in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of the citizens of Yakima; and ZLEREAS, it is important that all citizens know and understand the duties, responsibilities, hazards, and sacrifices of their Caw enforcement agency, and that members of our Caw enforcement agency recognize their duty to serve the people 6y safeguarding fife and property, 6y protecting them against violence and disorder, and 6y protecting the innocent against deception, and the weakagainst oppression; and WI -PERMS, the men and women of the Yakima cFolice Department unceasingly provide a vitalpublic service, WOW,THI REEO12E, 1, Kathy Coffey, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on behalf of the City Council, caCCupon a(Ccitizens of Yakima and upon allpatriotic, civic, and educational organizations to observe the weekof May 13-19, 2018, as LAW EwooRCE fJ f ADPRECIATIONWEEK with appropriate ceremonies and observances in which a(Cof our peopCe may join in commemorating Caw enforcement officers, past and present, who, 6y their faithfu(and Coya( devotion to their responsibilities, have rendered a dedicated service to their communities and, in so doing, have established for themselves an enviable and enduring reputation for preserving the rights and security of all citizens. I further caCCupon a(Ccitizens of Yakima to observe Tuesday, May 15 as Peace Officers' Memoria[Day in honor of those Caw enforcement officers who, through their courageous deeds, have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their community or have become disa6Ced in the performance of duty, and Cet us recognize and pay respect to the survivors of our fallen heroes. Dated this 1st day of May, 2018 Kathy Coffey, Mayor