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File #: 0038X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/6/2020 In control: M. Brown
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To honor and celebrate the life of Columbus Police Officer Calvin Booth and to extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To honor and celebrate the life of Columbus Police Officer Calvin Booth and to extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends

 

 

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WHEREAS, Columbus Police Officer Calvin Booth served the Columbus Division of Police for 35 years; and

WHEREAS, During his tenure, Officer Booth served Columbus residents as a Precinct 9 patrol officer. He frequently worked in Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority properties, where he enjoyed developing relationships with residents and their children; and

WHEREAS, Officer Booth regularly worked special events and festivals Downtown, where he made sure events were safe and accessible for Columbus residents and visitors; and

WHEREAS, Officer Booth was a strong leader within the Division and was always supportive of fellow officers and their families during times of hardship; and

WHEREAS, Calvin Booth will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Calvin was known as the gentle giant for his mild manner and warm personality. He also had a mischievous streak and a comedic wit that would reveal itself to family and close friends; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby honor and celebrate the life of Columbus Police Officer Calvin Booth and extends our sincerest condolences to his family and friends.