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05/15/2012 03Aii Peace Officers Memorial Day Proclamation CAI! � 'L BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT -) Item No. Ott II . For Meeting of: May 15, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Peace Officers Memorial Day Proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. CONTACT 575 -6211 PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Resolution Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR City Manager SUBMITTAL: ,17#2., STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download E proclamation CITY OF YAK 1M A PROCLAM ATION womam, the members of the law enforcement agency of Yakima pray an essential rote in safeguarding the rights andfreedoms of our area; and `G1I EREAS, it is important that air citizens know and understand the duties, responsibilities, hazards, and sacrifices of their raw enforcement agency, and that members of our raw enforcement agency recognize their duty to serve the people by safeguarding l fe and property, by protecting them against violence and disorder, and by protecting the innocent against deception and the weakagainst oppression; and ` RIERE S, the men and women of the raw enforcement agency of Yakima unceasingly provide a vital public service; W PEREAS, flay 13 —19, 2012 has been named "National Week "; NOW, THEEFOE, I, Micah Cawley, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on behalf of the City Council, do hereby proclaim 91lay 15, 2012 as " PEACE OFFICER'S 911E5Ilo1?IAL DAT' in honor of those raw enforcement officers who, through their courageous deed, have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their community or have become disab in the pe of duty, and let us recognize and pay respect to the survivors of our fallen heroes. Further, I calf upon all citizens to observe the weekof 9blay 13 — 19, 2012 as NationalPolice Weekin which all of our citizens may join in commemorating law enforcement officers, past and present, who by their faithful and royal devotion to their responsibilities have rendered service to their communities and, in so doing, have established for themselves an enviable and enduring reputation for preserving the rights and security of ad citizens. Dated this 15h day of JKay 2012 Uvhicah Cawley, Mayor