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Record #: R2016-184   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 3/16/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 3/16/2016
Title: Congratulations extended to Police Commander Daniel J. Godsel and Sergeant Jon P. Hein on apprehending burglars
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Thompson, Patrick D., Cardenas, George A., Lopez, Raymond A.
Attachments: 1. R2016-184.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
March 16,2016







TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith together with Aldermen Lopez, Cardenas and Thompson, a congratulatory resolution regarding the Chicago Police Department.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.
Mayor


Very truly yours,




^opted by Tlie Gity Gouncil ofthe Gity of Gkicago, Illinois
ALDERMEN RAYMOND A. LOPEZ,
GEORGE A. CARDENAS AND PATRICK D. THOMPSON
presented by MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL Qn MARCH 16, 2016

^OhsTBClS • °n tne drizzly morning of February 2, 2016, 9th District
Commander Daniel J. Godsel (Star #470) and Sergeant Jon P. Hein (Star #2663) of the Chicago Police Department heard a radio call announcing a burglary in progress in the 1600 block of West 38th Place; and

WHEREAS, Commander Godsel and Sergeant Hein realized that the address identified in the call was nearby; and

WHEREAS, Although responding to calls for service is not among their regular duties, Commander Godsel and Sergeant Hein are wholeheartedly committed to serving and protecting the people of the City of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Choosing to lead by example. Commander Godsel and Sergeant Hein lost no time in proceeding to the scene of the crime; and

WHEREAS, When they arrived. Commander Godsel and Sergeant Hein recognized pry marks on the open front door of the second floor apartment, and quickly but carefully entered the residence; and

WHEREAS, Commander Godsel and Sergeant Hein found two men ransacking the living room and immediately detained them without incident; and

WHEREAS, The Cook County State's Attorney's Office ultimately charged the offenders with felony burglary and felony possession of burglary tools; and

WHEREAS, The vigilance, resolve, and dedication of Commander Godsel and Sergeant Hein resulted in two criminals being apprehended and taken off the street; and

WHEREAS, Commander Godsel and Sergea...

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