Bill Text: VA HR591 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Commending Ronnie Sprinkle.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-09-25 - Agreed to by House by voice vote [HR591 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-HR591-Introduced.html
Offered September 4, 2020
Commending Ronnie Sprinkle.
Patron-- Austin

WHEREAS, Ronnie Sprinkle, a dedicated law-enforcement officer with more than three decades of experience, retired as sheriff of Botetourt County at the end of 2019; and

WHEREAS, Ronnie Sprinkle was inspired by his father, who served as sheriff of Botetourt County for 30 years, to pursue a career as a police officer; and

WHEREAS, over the course of 15 years, Ronnie Sprinkle served as a sheriff's deputy in Botetourt County and a member of the Salem Police Department; and

WHEREAS, desirous to be of further service to the community, Ronnie Sprinkle ran for and was elected as sheriff of Botetourt County in 1999; and

WHEREAS, during his long tenure as sheriff, Ronnie Sprinkle ably adapted to changes in technology and significant growth in Botetourt County, and he worked diligently to ensure that his deputies had access to the tools and training they needed to best serve and protect local residents; and

WHEREAS, among his many accomplishments as sheriff, Ronnie Sprinkle secured funding for and oversaw the construction of a new public safety building and jail, which is located on Roanoke Street in Fincastle; and

WHEREAS, after his well-earned retirement, Ronnie Sprinkle plans to spend more time with his family and seek new opportunities to serve and support his fellow residents of Botetourt County; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Ronnie Sprinkle hereby be commended on the occasion of his retirement of sheriff of Botetourt County; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Ronnie Sprinkle as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for his achievements as a law-enforcement officer and contributions to the community.