ADOPTED - FEBRUARY 22, 2005
Agenda Item No. 25
Introduced by the Law Enforcement Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION HONORING CAPTAIN JOHN CAUSIE
WHEREAS, Captain John Causie has served the citizens of Ingham County as a member of the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, Mounted Division, for twenty-five (25) years; and
WHEREAS, Captain John Causie has been Commander of the Unit and supervised the Mounted Division for the last sixteen (16) years; and
WHEREAS, the Mounted Division is a volunteer, self-funded unit and has flourished under the direction of Captain John Causie and has provided numerous charitable donations throughout Ingham County, and
WHEREAS, the Mounted Division, under the direction of Captain John Causie, has participated in numerous ceremonial activities and parades on an annual basis. Additionally, the Mounted Division provides security at the Ingham County Fair during Fair Week, in downtown East Lansing on weekends, at Michigan State University during athletic events, and have assisted in communities outside of Ingham County such as Ann Arbor and at the Michigan International Speedway; and
WHEREAS, money earned by the Mounted Division at these various events was given back to the community through numerous charitable donations. These include donations to the Police Explorers Programs at the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, East Lansing Police Department, Lansing Police Department, and Michigan State Police, as well as to the Beekman Center Therapeutic Riding Program, St. Vincent’s Home for Children, the Boy Scouts, 4-H Program, the 100 Club, Law Enforcement Memorial Week, the Paul Cole family, Shop with a Hero Program, and many other community service benefits in Ingham County; and
WHEREAS, the County of Ingham, the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ingham County Mounted Division are very fortunate to have had such a great leader and humanitarian in their ranks; and
WHEREAS, after years of professional service to the County of Ingham, Captain John Causie retired from his position as Commander of the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, Mounted Division, at the end of December, 2004.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby honors Captain John Causie for his years of service with the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, Mounted Division and for his contributions to the community and citizens of Ingham County.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners wishes Captain John Causie continued success in all of his future endeavors.
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Yeas: DeLeon, Nolan, Copedge, Thomas, Schafer, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 2/10/05