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File #: 0167X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/8/2019 In control: M. Brown
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/16/2019
Title: To Recognize Sergeant Charles M. Cartwright, in Honor of his 40 years of Distinguished Service with the Columbus Division of Police
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize Sergeant Charles M. Cartwright, in Honor of his 40 years of Distinguished Service with the Columbus Division of Police

 

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WHEREAS, Sergeant Charles M. Cartwright has been proudly serving the City of Columbus as an esteemed member of the Columbus Division of Police for nearly 40 years; and

 

WHEREAS, During his distinguished career with the Columbus Division of Police, Sergeant Cartwright has served in the Patrol Division, SCAT Team, Internal Affairs Bureau, Honor Guard, Dive Team, Hostage Negotiation Team, and finally with the Canine Unit ; and

 

WHEREAS, Sergeant Cartwright is the recipient of numerous awards during his tenure with the Division of Police including three Blue Stars, two Special Commendations, ten Physical Fitness awards, Safe Driving awards annually from 2010 to 2017, the Field Training Officer award, two time Police Officer of the Month, and Crime Stoppers Officer of the Month in June 2011; and

 

WHEREAS, During his time with the Canine Unit, Sgt. Cartwright has handled three separate canines. He has enjoyed building relationships with community members and his fellow officers during his engagement at public demonstrations; and

 

WHEREAS, Sergeant Cartwright is a 20 year member of the Columbus Division of Police Honor Guard and has conducted himself, both on and off-duty, with professionalism and compassion. He has been praised by his superiors as a model for all Sworn Division personnel to emulate; and

 

WHEREAS, When not acting as a Columbus Police Officer, Sergeant Cartwright volunteers with Boy Scouts of America, guiding both of his sons to the highest distinction of Eagle Scout; now, therefore

 

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

 

That this Council does hereby express its appreciation for the outstanding contributions that have been made by Sergeant Charles M. Cartwright during his 40 years of public service to the City of Columbus, and this Council congratulates him on his retirement.