Bill Text: MS SC517 | 2010 | 2nd Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Mourn the loss of Jackson Police Officer Glen Victor Agee.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2010-08-31 - Enrolled Bill Signed [SC517 Detail]

Download: Mississippi-2010-SC517-Enrolled.html


2010 2nd Extraordinary Session

To: Rules

By: Senator(s) Frazier, Harden, Horhn, Michel, Blount, Lee (35th), Fillingane, Butler, Clarke, Davis, Dearing, Hopson, Hyde-Smith, Jackson (11th), Jackson (32nd), King, Simmons, Stone, Ward, Watson, Wilemon, Yancey

Senate Concurrent Resolution 517

(As Adopted by Senate and House)


     WHEREAS, hundreds of police officers from around the state and nation came together Friday, August 13, 2010, at Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center on the campus of Jackson State University to remember Jackson Police Officer Glen Victor Agee, who was lost in the line of duty on August 6, 2010, while pursuing an escaped suspect; and

     WHEREAS, Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr., said the city mourned the loss with heavy heart, describing 31-year-old Agee as a dedicated officer and father who "meant so much to so many.  Officer Agee touched scores of people in his all-too-brief career with us"; and

     WHEREAS, Officer Agee had been on the Jackson Police Force since June 16, 2010, after spending years working in law enforcement for the Hinds County Sheriff's Department, Jackson State University Campus Police and the Mississippi State Hospital Campus Police; and

     WHEREAS, Glen attended and graduated from Collins Public Schools and went on to obtain an Associate of Arts degree in Psychology from Mary Holmes Community College.  After graduation, he began a lifelong career of service in state government at the Rankin County Correctional Facility and the Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) at Whitfield.  Glen joined the MSH Police Department, and later attended and graduated from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer Training Academy; and

     WHEREAS, he met and married Mihia Cherie Washington, and they were blessed with one daughter, Kennedy Camille Agee.  He worked in many arenas and was loved and respected by many.  He had a very large circle of friends and was always willing to help anyone, even if sometimes at his own expense.  He touched many lives, before sacrificing his own; and

     WHEREAS, from childhood, and throughout relocation to various cities in the state, he maintained membership at several churches until his passing.  These included Old Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Collins, Progressive Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, and St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Clinton, where he was a Deacon-in-Training, a member of the Men of St. Mark (MOSM) and a member of the Male Choir; and

     WHEREAS, Officer Agee leaves to cherish fond memories, his wife, Mihia; two daughters, Aubrianna and Kennedy; one son, Christopher; his parents, Curtis and Flora; four brothers (and their wives), Curtilius, Dwight, Gene and Mark; father-in-law, Rev. Willis (Gwen) Washington, Jr.; two sisters-in-law, Nina Washington and Lorin (Cameron) Thomas; and a host of other family, friends and loved ones; and

     WHEREAS, law enforcement is a tough, dangerous and often thankless job, with a critical value to society.  It is a profession in which the officers know that danger is always present, yet they are dedicated to the task of enforcing the law to provide safety for citizens.  When a young officer such as Officer Agee is killed, it brings into focus just how dangerous that job can be.  It is truly a sad day for the community and state.  When a police officer is lost, we all mourn:

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby mourn the death of Jackson Police Officer Glen Victor Agee of Collins, Mississippi, who was lost in the line of duty on August 6, 2010, and extend our sympathy to his surviving family on his passing which is a tragic event for the entire law enforcement community.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to the surviving family of Officer Agee and be made available to the Jackson City Council and the Capitol Press Corps.