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File #: 0152X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/30/2019 In control: Remy
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/9/2019
Title: To declare the week of May 8 through 16, 2019 Light Ohio Blue Week
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy, Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To declare the week of May 8 through 16, 2019 Light Ohio Blue Week

 

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WHEREAS, In honor of our men and women in uniform, downtown Columbus has come together to “Light Ohio Blue” from May 8 through May 16, 2019; and

 

WHEREAS, Every day, over 1900 officers of the Columbus Division of Police face the challenge of keeping every Columbus neighborhood safe with bravery and honor; and

 

WHEREAS, The members of the Columbus Division of Police perform their duty under the direction of core values; Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, Enthusiasm, Sense of Urgency, and Attention to Detail; and

 

WHEREAS, “Light Ohio Blue” is also an opportunity to remember those Law Enforcement Officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty; and

 

WHEREAS, In 2016, Mr. William Swank began this campaign in honor of the first responders in our Columbus community; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby declare May 8 through 16, 2019 as “Light Ohio Blue” Week and expresses its gratitude to the women and men of the Columbus Division of Police for their service to the City of Columbus.