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Text of Designating January 5, 1992 through January 11, 1992 as “National Law Enforcement Training Week”.

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 10, 1991. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 10, 1991 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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H.J.Res.191

One Hundred Second Congress of the United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday, the third day of January,

one thousand nine hundred and ninety-one

Joint Resolution

Designating January 5, 1992 through January 11, 1992 as ‘National Law

Enforcement Training Week’.

Whereas law enforcement training and sciences related to law enforcement are critical to the immediate and long-term safety and well-being of this Nation because law enforcement professionals provide service and protection to citizens in all sectors of society;

Whereas law enforcement training is a critical component of national efforts to protect the citizens of this Nation from violent crime, to combat the malignancy of illicit drugs, and to apprehend criminals who commit personal, property and business crimes;

Whereas law enforcement training serves the hard working and law abiding citizens of this Nation;

Whereas it is essential that the citizens of this Nation be able to enjoy an inherent right of freedom from fear and learn of the significant contributions that law enforcement trainers have made to assure such right;

Whereas it is vital to build and maintain a highly trained and motivated law enforcement work force that is educated and trained in the skills of law enforcement and sciences related to law enforcement in order to take advantage of the opportunities that law enforcement provides;

Whereas it is in the national interest to stimulate and encourage the youth of this Nation to understand the significance of law enforcement training to the law enforcement profession and to the safety and security of all citizens;

Whereas it is in the national interest to encourage the youth of this Nation to appreciate the intellectual fascination of law enforcement training; and

Whereas it is in the national interest to make the youth of this Nation aware of career options available in law enforcement and disciplines related to law enforcement: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That January 5, 1992 through January 11, 1992, is designated as ‘National Law Enforcement Training Week’, and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate exhibits, ceremonies, and activities, including programs designed to heighten the awareness of all citizens, particularly the youth of this Nation, of the importance of law enforcement training and related disciplines.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.