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File #: RS2021-727    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 1/19/2021 Final action: 1/19/2021
Title: A Resolution recognizing Sgt. Rafael Fernandez for his service to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department upon the occasion of his retirement.
Sponsors: Russ Bradford, Joy Styles, Tanaka Vercher, John Rutherford, Colby Sledge, Ginny Welsch, Sandra Sepulveda, Courtney Johnston, Bob Nash, Delishia Porterfield, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2021-727

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A Resolution recognizing Sgt. Rafael Fernandez for his service to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department upon the occasion of his retirement.

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WHEREAS, On January 7, 2021, Sgt. Rafael Fernandez retired from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD) after 28 years of service; and

WHEREAS, Sgt. Fernandez joined the MNPD on January 1, 1993; and

WHEREAS, he served as the El Protector/Hermitage Community Affairs Officer from late-2005 until he was promoted to sergeant in 2012; and

WHEREAS, Sgt. Fernandez served as the South Precinct Community Affairs Officer from July 2014 until his retirement; and

WHEREAS, as an El Protector officer and sergeant, Sgt. Fernandez has worked to strengthen the MNPD’s relationship with the Hispanic and Latino community in Nashville; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his service, Sgt. Fernandez earned a Chief’s Coin in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2018; and

WHEREAS, Sgt. Fernandez was also nominated for an Exemplary Service Award in 2007; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the Metropolitan Council recognizes Sgt. Rafael Fernandez for his 28 years of Service to the MNPD, thanks him for his work and dedication to improve the lives of Nashvillians, and wishes him much happiness upon his retirement.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. The Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as recognizing Sgt. Rafael Fernandez for his service to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department upon the occasion of his retirement.

Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.