WHEREAS the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is a collaborative, district-wide law enforcement effort spearheaded by the U.S. Marshals Service that is dedicated to the pursuit, apprehension, and successful prosecution of violent adult fugitives across the Northern District of Ohio with outstanding state and federal felony warrants; and,
WHEREAS this task force was formed in direct support of Project Safe Neighborhoods to join the nationwide commitment to reduce gun crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun crime and providing those programs with additional tools necessary to be successful; and
WHEREAS one of our own, Wes Dobbins, who has served the Northfield Center Township community for years as a Summit County Deputy Sheriff, has been honored with being named the Task Force Officer of the Year from the US Marshals Northern District of Ohio.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Northfield Center Township Board of Trustees congratulates Wes Dobbins on this well-deserved honor and thank him for helping to make Northfield Center Township and all Northeast Ohio, a safer place to live and work.