Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 101478
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File Number: 101478 File Type: Resolution Status: Amended
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: DECLARE THE MONTH SEPTEMBER AS FALLEN OFFICER TRIBUTE MONTH Introduced: 6/4/2010
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 6/15/2010 Agenda Item Number: 11A1
Notes: SEE #101910 FOR FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED. Title: RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE BOARD’S INTENT TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 2010 AND EACH SEPTEMBER THEREAFTER AS ''FALLEN OFFICER TRIBUTE MONTH'' IN HONOR OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO HAVE DIED IN SERVICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
Indexes: POLICE
Sponsors: Natacha Seijas, Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Prime Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 6/15/2010 11A1 Amended
REPORT: (See Agenda Item 11A1 Amended; Legislative File No. 101910)

County Attorney 6/4/2010 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 6/4/2010

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE BOARD’S INTENT TO DECLARE THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 2010 AND EACH SEPTEMBER THEREAFTER AS “FALLEN OFFICER TRIBUTE MONTH” IN HONOR OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO HAVE DIED IN SERVICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

BODY
WHEREAS, in the past three years, Florida has ranked in the top three states throughout the nation for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, according to the Police Benevolent Association; and
WHEREAS, in Miami-Dade County, 134 officers from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies have died while protecting the citizens of our community during this time; and
WHEREAS, the families and loved ones of these honorable public servants should know that their loss never will be forgotten; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to recognize these fallen law enforcement officers by having an annual "Tribute to the Fallen Officers" during the month of September, 2010 and each September thereafter; and,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Expresses its intent to declare the month of September, 2010 and each
September thereafter as “Fallen Officer Tribute Month” in Miami-Dade County in honor of police officers who have died in service to the residents of our community.
Section 2. Provides that an appropriate exhibit may be placed in the lobby of the Stephen P. Clark Government Center during the month of September, 2010 and each September thereafter in recognition of “Fallen Officer Tribute Month”.
Section 3. Further provides that the lobby of the Stephen P. Clark Government Center shall be reserved during the month of September, 2010 and each September thereafter for the “Fallen Officer Tribute Month” exhibit.



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