By:  Brown                                            S.R. No. 1075
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2        WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas takes great pride
    1-3  in recognizing May 15 through 19, 1995, as Texas Law Officers Week;
    1-4  and
    1-5        WHEREAS, Exemplary individuals of courage and high moral
    1-6  principles, the law enforcement officers of Texas dedicate their
    1-7  lives to making the streets of our communities safer places in
    1-8  which to live, work, and raise our families; and
    1-9        WHEREAS, The legacy of the Texas lawman began with a small
   1-10  band of men hired by Stephen F. Austin to provide protection for
   1-11  the early settlers; these renowned Texas Rangers set the stage
   1-12  for the standards of excellence that members of our police
   1-13  departments and sheriffs departments across the state continue
   1-14  to uphold today; and
   1-15        WHEREAS, Our law officers are exceptional men and women who
   1-16  deal daily with the unique challenges of law enforcement duty and
   1-17  who face countless dangerous situations in their efforts to
   1-18  provide protection for the citizens of Texas; and
   1-19        WHEREAS, Texas Law Officers Week provides an opportunity for
   1-20  all Texans to express appreciation for the innumerable contributions
   1-21  of law enforcement officers to our state and to honor the memory of
   1-22  those officers whose lives were lost in the line of duty; now,
   1-23  therefore, be it
    2-1        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
    2-2  74th Legislature, hereby declare May 15 through 19, 1995, as Texas
    2-3  Law Officers Week and commend the law officers of our state for their
    2-4  outstanding service; and, be it further
    2-5        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
    2-6  them as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
    2-7                               ______________________________________
    2-8                                       President of the Senate
    2-9                                    I hereby certify that the above
   2-10                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-11                               on May 17, 1995.
   2-12                               ______________________________________
   2-13                                       Secretary of the Senate
   2-14                               ______________________________________
   2-15                                        Member, Texas Senate