Don’t forget, Governor Jay Inslee’s Washington State Proclamation for Stand With Those Who Serve Week From July 23 – July 30, 2016 is right around the corner!
This proclamation is for all of Washington’s public safety personnel from city, county, state, federal, and military agencies!
Here is the official wording:
WHEREAS, Washington is committed to ensuring the safety and security of everyone residing in and visiting our state; and
WHEREAS, Washington’s public safety personnel from city, county, state, federal, and military agencies are critical to keeping our communities safe; and
WHEREAS, from answering the call for help to offering services that bring relief and comfort during the worst of circumstances, as well as ensuring Washingtonians are safe and secure, the public safety community is always readily available; and
WHEREAS, Washington’s public safety personnel are the first to respond to an emergency situation, frequently going beyond their regular duties in their mission to serve and protect; and
WHEREAS, our public safety personnel are dedicated to reducing the occurrence of crime, fires, and injuries through prevention and protection education; and
WHEREAS, Washington’s public safety agencies work collaboratively to safeguard life and property, protect our residents and stand up for the most vulnerable, even in the face of personal harm; and
WHEREAS, the duties, responsibilities, hazards, and sacrifices facing the public safety community on a daily basis earn them the respect, admiration, and gratitude of those they serve and protect;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, do hereby proclaim July 23-30, 2016 as
Stand With Those Who Serve Week
in Washington, and I urge all people in our state to join me in this special observance.
Signed this 28th day of April, 2016
Governor Jay Inslee