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File #: 15-3465    Version: 1 Name: MARGE KIELCZYNSKI
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 5/19/2015 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/20/2015 Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING MARGE KIELCZYNSKI ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT WHEREAS, Marge Kielczynski is retiring after 35 years of service to the LaGrange Police Department where she was best known and beloved as "Sarge Marge"; and WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski was the longest serving, most widely respected officer on the LaGrange Police Department and was the only officer in the State of Illinois to receive the coveted Certificate designating her "Chief Certified" by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police which requires a long grueling set of tests and supervisory demonstrations; and WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski earned various degrees in preparation for her career, including Law Enforcement Executive Development from the FBI, a Bachelors of Science Degree from Lewis University and a Master of Science Degree - Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University; and WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski also received additional trainin...
Sponsors: ELIZABETH "LIZ" DOODY GORMAN
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING MARGE KIELCZYNSKI ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT

WHEREAS, Marge Kielczynski is retiring after 35 years of service to the LaGrange Police Department where she was best known and beloved as "Sarge Marge"; and

WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski was the longest serving, most widely respected officer on the LaGrange Police Department and was the only officer in the State of Illinois to receive the coveted Certificate designating her "Chief Certified" by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police which requires a long grueling set of tests and supervisory demonstrations; and

WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski earned various degrees in preparation for her career, including Law Enforcement Executive Development from the FBI, a Bachelors of Science Degree from Lewis University and a Master of Science Degree - Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University; and

WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski also received additional training in various aspects of law enforcement including Homeland Defense Training/Preparation, Police Supervision, and was state certified in many areas of expertise, naming just of few - Juvenile Officer, Gang Crimes Officer, Community Policing Officer and Law Enforcement Thermography; and

WHEREAS; "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski served the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board as an instructor for the Transition to Leadership Program which taught newly promoted Sergeants on Community Policing, Leadership, and Ethics, as well as serving as a speaker at six International Police Association Conferences, and she also worked with the Romanian National Police Force as they transitioned from a Military Police Force to a Civilian Police Force; and

WHEREAS, "Sarge Marge" Kielczynski was deeply committed and worked tirelessly on numerous community programs such as Mom's GED program in partnership with YMCA, Kids at Work after school tutoring program, Cops n Kids program, La Gran...

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