20201304D
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 627
Offered October 15, 2020
Celebrating the life of Nicole Anne Slagle.
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Patrons-- O'Quinn, Kilgore and Morefield
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WHEREAS, Nicole Anne Slagle, a dedicated crime prevention specialist with the Bristol Virginia Police Department who worked tirelessly for the safety and well-being of her community, died on September 29, 2020; and

WHEREAS, born in Youngstown, Ohio, Nicole Slagle was fond of horses from an early age, a passion that led her to become a renowned trainer, specializing in Arabian horses and serving many high-profile clients; and

WHEREAS, for the past 14 years, Nicole Slagle served her city and its residents as a crime prevention specialist for the Bristol Virginia Police Department, overseeing various programs and projects that fostered a safe and welcoming community for all; and

WHEREAS, Nicole Slagle was instrumental to the Bristol Virginia Police Department's annual Trunk-or-Treat event, which enabled countless families to celebrate Halloween in a safe and controlled environment; and

WHEREAS, through her work with several Neighborhood Watch groups and National Night Out programs, Nicole Slagle cultivated productive relationships between the Bristol Virginia Police Department and area residents, markedly improving the city's crime prevention efforts; and

WHEREAS, giving generously of her time and talents to many local organizations, including the Bristol Coalition and the Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Nicole Slagle helped make her city a better and safer place to live, work, and raise a family; and

WHEREAS, in honor of her extraordinary accomplishments serving others on behalf of the Bristol Virginia Police Department and the City of Bristol, Nicole Slagle was the recipient of several awards, commendations, and recognitions over the years; and

WHEREAS, Nicole Slagle will be dearly remembered and fondly missed by her loving husband, David; her son, Nick; her parents, James and Patricia; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Nicole Slagle, a longtime member of the Bristol Virginia Police Department whose heartfelt contributions to her community will be cherished by many for years to come; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Nicole Anne Slagle as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for her memory.