HR208: Commending Deputy Chris Sigley.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 208
Commending Deputy Chris Sigley.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 9, 2016

 

WHEREAS, Deputy Chris Sigley received the Medal of Merit from the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office for his selfless, life-saving efforts to rescue a man who had fallen into a creek while attempting to elude police; and

WHEREAS, on November 18, 2015, Deputy Sigley and two other deputies of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office were alerted that the suspect of a violent crime was fleeing from the direction of Mathews County on Route 14; and

WHEREAS, Deputy Sigley witnessed the suspect’s vehicle crash into a guardrail over Fox Mill Run Creek; the driver attempted to elude the law-enforcement officers by jumping into the creek, but was overcome in deep water; and

WHEREAS, Deputy Sigley courageously dove into the water and helped pull the unconscious man to shore with the assistance of the other two deputies; and

WHEREAS, Deputy Sigley, a 14-year veteran of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office, is an exemplar of the bravery, professionalism, and dedication to duty demonstrated by law-enforcement officers throughout the Commonwealth; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Deputy Chris Sigley hereby be commended on receiving the Medal of Merit from the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office for his life-saving actions in November 2015; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Deputy Chris Sigley as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his dedicated service to the residents of Gloucester County and the Commonwealth.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 208

Offered March 7, 2016
Commending Deputy Chris Sigley.
Patron-- Hodges

WHEREAS, Deputy Chris Sigley received the Medal of Merit from the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office for his selfless, life-saving efforts to rescue a man who had fallen into a creek while attempting to elude police; and

WHEREAS, on November 18, 2015, Deputy Sigley and two other deputies of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office were alerted that the suspect of a violent crime was fleeing from the direction of Mathews County on Route 14; and

WHEREAS, Deputy Sigley witnessed the suspect’s vehicle crash into a guardrail over Fox Mill Run Creek; the driver attempted to elude the law-enforcement officers by jumping into the creek, but was overcome in deep water; and

WHEREAS, Deputy Sigley courageously dove into the water and helped pull the unconscious man to shore with the assistance of the two other deputies; and

WHEREAS, Deputy Sigley, a 14-year veteran of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office, is an exemplar of the bravery, professionalism, and dedication to duty demonstrated by law-enforcement officers throughout the Commonwealth; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Deputy Chris Sigley hereby be commended on receiving the Medal of Merit for the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office for his life-saving actions in November 2015; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Deputy Chris Sigley as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his dedicated service to the residents of Gloucester County and the Commonwealth.