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Sponsors: Reps. Phillips, Moss and Littlejohn
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Introduced in the House on January 29, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on January 30, 2008
Adopted by the General Assembly on January 30, 2008
Summary: Captain Alan Brooks Allison
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/29/2008 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate 1/30/2008 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence SJ-10
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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR CAPTAIN ALAN BROOKS ALLISON, OF THE GAFFNEY CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO HIS COUNTRY.
Whereas, it is with great pleasure that the South Carolina General Assembly honors those individuals who give tirelessly of themselves to the welfare of this great state's citizenry; and
Whereas, Captain Alan Brooks Allison, of the Gaffney City Police Department, has given many years of dedicated service to the State of South Carolina and to his country as a policeman and member of the nation's armed forces; and
Whereas, a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, Captain Allison also received training at the FBI South Carolina Command College. In further preparation for service, he was certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy as a specific skills instructor; and
Whereas, having advanced through the ranks, he has served for more than twenty-one years as a certified (class 1) police officer, and two years as a reserve officer, division captain (uniform). He has been captain of patrol division for nine years; and
Whereas, in his twenty-eight-year military career, multiple medals have borne witness to the value of his efforts, awarded by every branch of the armed services in which he has served, the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force; and
Whereas, for Captain Allison's most recent achievement medal, conferred by the United States Air Force for his work in 2007 while serving in Afghanistan, he was cited for outstanding achievement as an aerospace maintenance craftsman. The citation, speaking of Captain Allison in his capacity as an air force staff sergeant, praises his technical skills as "absolutely pivotal" and "outstanding" and his coordination skills as "superb"; and
Whereas, recognizing his excellence as a police officer, Captain Allison's Gaffney peers selected him Officer of the Year, and his fellow citizens voted him Cherokee County's Best Officer; and
Whereas, duty well done, loyalty, and commitment to our State and nation such as that of Captain Alan Brooks Allison is highly commendable, and the General Assembly is proud to offer its grateful appreciation to Captain Allison in recognition of his service and sacrifice. The members also pray God's hand of blessing upon him as he returns to Iraq in February to take up training duties there. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize and honor Captain Alan Brooks Allison, of the Gaffney City Police Department, for his many years of dedicated service to the State of South Carolina and to his country.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Captain Alan Brooks Allison.
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