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Legislation #: 070051 Introduction Date: 1/11/2007
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Honoring Dennis M. Gargotto on the occasion of his retirement after 35 years from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department

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1/10/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/11/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070051

 

Honoring Dennis M. Gargotto on the occasion of his retirement after 35 years from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department

 

WHEREAS, Dennis Gargotto was appointed a Kansas City, Missouri Police Officer on January 4, 1972, where he was assigned to the Central Patrol Division as a Patrolman; and

 

WHEREAS, Dennis Gargotto also served in the Staff Inspection Unit and later was trained as an Evidence Technician and became a Crime Scene Investigator and two and a half years later, he became a Detective and served in a number of investigations including the Crimes Against Property Division serving at metro, south and east stations and the Special Investigation Division and a member of the Major Case Squad; and

 

WHEREAS, over the years, Dennis Gargotto attended many schools and seminars pertaining to various types of criminal investigations and was also assigned to the VIP Detail for then Governor Bond and his family; and

 

WHEREAS, Dennis Gargotto is a member of the Police Color Guard and a member of the Police V.F.W. Post 9762 and has received numerous Letters of Commendations, two Certificates of Commendations and an American Red Cross Life Saving Award of Merit; and

 

WHEREAS, Dennis Gargotto is a native Kansas Citian who served two terms in Vietnam as a navigator on the U.S.S. Vesuvius ammunition ship and was awarded the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with three stars, the Vietnam Campaign Service Medal and the Navy Reserve Good Conduct Medal; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Dennis M. Gargotto on the occasion of his retirement after 35 years from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof, and that a copy hereof be presented to Dennis M. Gargotto in token of the Mayor and Councils respect and high regard and their best wishes for a long and happy retirement which he so richly deserves.

 

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