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File #: 17-174    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 5/22/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/6/2017 Final action: 6/6/2017
Title: A Request to Adopt a Resolution to Award a Service Sidearm to a Retiring Police Officer PURPOSE: Police Lieutenant Doug Strowd will retire from the Town of Carrboro Police Department on July 1, 2017 after approximately 30 years of service. The Police Department would like to award Lieutenant Strowd his service sidearm to recognize his dedication to duty and his service to the Town of Carrboro. The Board of Aldermen is requested to adopt by resolution, Town staff's recommendation to award the service side arm to Lieutenant Doug Strowd
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution

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A Request to Adopt a Resolution to Award a Service Sidearm to a Retiring Police Officer              

PURPOSE:   Police Lieutenant Doug Strowd will retire from the Town of Carrboro Police Department on July 1, 2017 after approximately 30 years of service.  The Police Department would like to award Lieutenant Strowd his service sidearm to recognize his dedication to duty and his service to the Town of Carrboro.  The Board of Aldermen is requested to adopt by resolution, Town staff’s recommendation to award the service side arm to Lieutenant Doug Strowd..          

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DEPARTMENT: Police                                                      

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Chief Walter Horton, 919-918-7397       

 

INFORMATION:   As a certified law enforcement officer within the State of North Carolina, Lieutenant Strowd has the right under NCGS 20-187.2 to request that he be allowed to purchase his on-duty handgun from the Town.  He has made such a request.  The Board has traditionally awarded service sidearm to retiring officers free of charge. Based upon the action taken by the Board of Aldermen for previous retiring police officers, Town staff recommends that the Board of Aldermen award Lieutenant Strowd his service side arm.            

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT:  The value of the handgun is $250.00              

 

RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends that the Board approve the attached resolution.