The first regular meeting since February of the Homestead Valley Community Council heard an expression of “unwavering support” for law enforcement in a resolution they approved unanimously.
On Monday, July 20, in the Flamingo Heights Community Center, Chris Nichols, HVCC delegate from Yucca Mesa, read the document in full. It praises the bravery and dedication of law enforcement officers. It thanks them for answering the call to dangerous duty.
Resolving to recognize the law enforcement community for “continual unseen acts of sacrifice and heroism, especially in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic crisis faced by the United States,” the HVCC Resolution in Support of Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement rejects all calls to defund local, county, and state law enforcement agencies. It urges increased funding to counter misguided and dangerous policies by lawmakers (including no bail, mass jail release, and decriminalization of actions formerly recognized as attacks on public safety, law and order).
The Council members were pleased that the audience for that meeting included officers from the San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department and the California Highway Patrol, as well as County Supervisor Dawn Rowe.
For the complete text of the Resolution, please see the attached file.