Text: H.J.Res.273 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HJ 273 IH
101st CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 273
Designating January 7, l990, through January 13, l990, as `National Law
Enforcement Training Week'.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 18, 1989
Mr. ASPIN introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to
the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service
JOINT RESOLUTION
Designating January 7, l990, through January 13, l990, as `National Law
Enforcement Training Week'.
Whereas law enforcement training and sciences related to law enforcement
are critical to the immediate and long-term safety and well-being of this
Nation because law enforcement professionals provide service and protection
to citizens in all sectors of society;
Whereas law enforcement training is a critical component of national efforts
to protect the citizens of this Nation from violent crime, to combat the
malignancy of illicit drugs, and to apprehend criminals who commit personal,
property, and business crimes;
Whereas law enforcement training serves the hard working and law abiding
citizens of this Nation;
Whereas it is essential that the citizens of this Nation be able to enjoy an
inherent right of freedom from fear and learn of the significant contributions
that law enforcement trainers have made to assure such right;
Whereas it is vital to build and maintain a highly trained and motivated
law enforcement work force that is educated and trained in the skills of
law enforcement and sciences related to law enforcement in order to take
advantage of the opportunities that law enforcement provides;
Whereas it is in the national interest to stimulate and encourage the youth
of this Nation to understand the significance of law enforcement training to
the law enforcement profession and to the safety and security of all citizens;
Whereas it is in the national interest to encourage the youth of this Nation
to appreciate the intellectual fascination of law enforcement training; and
Whereas it is in the national interest to make the youth of this Nation aware
of career options available in law enforcement and disciplines related to
law enforcement: Now, therefore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States
  of America in Congress assembled, That January 7, l990, through January
  13, 1990, is designated as `National Law Enforcement Training Week', and
  the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling
  upon the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate
  exhibits, ceremonies, and activities, including programs designed to heighten
  the awareness of all citizens, particularly the youth of this Nation,
  of the importance of law enforcement training and related disciplines.