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File #: 19-83    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/19/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 2/26/2019 Final action:
Title: A Request to Adopt a Resolution to Award a Service Sidearm to a Retiring Police Officer PURPOSE: Police Lieutenant Keith Webster will retire from the Town of Carrboro Police Department on March 1, 2019 after approximately 16 1/2 years of service. The Police Department would like to award Lieutenant Webster 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 Keith Webster.
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A Request to Adopt a Resolution to Award a Service Sidearm to a Retiring Police Officer     

PURPOSE:  Police Lieutenant Keith Webster will retire from the Town of Carrboro Police Department on March 1, 2019 after approximately 16 ½  years of service.  The Police Department would like to award Lieutenant Webster 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 Keith Webster.

      

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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, Sergeant Stewart 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 Sergeant Stewart his service side arm.         

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: No staff impact.  The value of the handgun is $250.00.                         

 

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