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File #: 21021    Version: 0 Name: Officer Vasquez courtesy
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/28/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 8/1/2022 Final action: 8/1/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION honoring the life of North Kansas City Police Officer Daniel Francisco Vasquez, who was killed in the line of duty on July 19, 2022.
Sponsors: Scott Burnett, Charlie Franklin, Theresa Cass Galvin, Jalen Anderson, Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Ronald E. Finley, Dan Tarwater III, Jeanie Lauer
Indexes: COURTESY 2022
Attachments: 1. 21021adopt.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

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A RESOLUTION honoring the life of North Kansas City Police Officer Daniel Francisco Vasquez, who was killed in the line of duty on July 19, 2022.


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RESOLUTION NO. 21021, August 1, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Scott Burnett, Charlie Franklin, Theresa Cass Galvin, Jalen Anderson, Crystal Williams, Tony Miller, Ronald E. Finley, Dan Tarwater III, and Jeanie Lauer, County Legislators


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WHEREAS, North Kansas City Police Officer Daniel Francisco Vasquez passed away July 19, 2022, after being shot during a traffic stop; and,

WHEREAS, prior to becoming a policer officer, Officer Vasquez served as an "Avenue Angel" for the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District, working for Titan Security; and,

WHEREAS, businesses and residents of the Northeast Community remember Officer Vasquez as an exemplary officer who greeted people by name while ensuring their safety; and,

WHEREAS, whether someone was houseless or living in a grand mansion, Officer Vasquez treated that person with respect, care, and concern, handing out water and community resources to all people he interacted with, while leaving them with words of encouragement and a smile; and,

WHEREAS, Officer Vasquez worked diligently at developing partnerships with the Kansas City Police Department and other first responders and is remembered by the community for his love of life and love of the residents he served; and,

WHEREAS, in 2018, Officer Vasquez was recognized for his efforts to apprehend a suspect who was wanted on active warrants, including a federal warrant for attempted murder at an Independence Avenue business; and,

WHEREAS, Officer Vasquez was viewed as a hero to Northeast Community residents after he performed CPR on a community member until emergency services arrived, an action for which he received a Life Saving Award; and,

WHEREAS, Bobbi Baker, CEO and President of the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, said of Off...

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