HJ754: Commending Sergeant Steven Pebler.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 754

Offered February 2, 2021
Commending Sergeant Steven Pebler.
Patron-- LaRock

WHEREAS, in December 2020, Steven Pebler retired as a sergeant with the Leesburg Police Department after 29 years of distinguished service as a law-enforcement officer; and

WHEREAS, after serving four years in the United States Air Force, Steven Pebler began his career in law enforcement as a police officer in Sherwood, Arkansas, serving for seven years before joining the Leesburg Police Department in 1991; and

WHEREAS, during his 29-year tenure with the Leesburg Police Department, Steven Pebler has served as a patrol supervisor, negotiations team leader, school resource officer supervisor, traffic management unit supervisor, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) team member, crash reconstruction team member, and Loudoun County critical incident stress management team member; and

WHEREAS, Steven Pebler was awarded the Leesburg Police Department Commander’s Award for successfully negotiating the surrender of an armed person who was threatening suicide, and the Leesburg Police Department has received many letters of thanks from the public, town employees, and other law-enforcement agencies praising Steven Pebler’s work; and

WHEREAS, Steven Pebler has served the Town of Leesburg with valor and made Leesburg a better place to live; and

WHEREAS, following his retirement, Steven Pebler looks forward to volunteering with his church, flying his fleet of drones, and spending more time with his wife, children, and grandchildren; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Sergeant Steven Pebler on the occasion of his retirement from the Leesburg Police Department; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Sergeant Steven Pebler as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his many years of service to the Town of Leesburg as a member of the Leesburg Police Department.