Current Status Bill Number:
4253Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950529Primary Sponsor: TownsendAll Sponsors: Townsend, Chamblee, Cooper, P. Harris, Stille and TuckerDrafted Document Number: bbm\10336jm.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950529Subject: Norman Dean Bannister
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SALUTING NORMAN DEAN BANNISTER OF BELTON FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND WISHING HIM HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS FOLLOWING HIS RETIREMENT AS PUBLIC SAFETY CHIEF AT PATRICK B. HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL.
Whereas, Norman Dean Bannister of Belton attended Belton High School, Tri County Technical College, where he earned an associate degree in criminal justice and was the "1975 Outstanding Graduate", and the FBI National Academy; and
Whereas, he served his country with distinction in the United States Air Force from 1955-59; and
Whereas, he has been a member of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association, the South Carolina Police Chief Association, the Anderson County Police Chief Association, the FBI National Academy Associates of South Carolina (past president), Masonic Lodge 130 of Belton, and American Legion Post 51 of Belton; and
Whereas, he served for twenty years on the Law Enforcement Advisory Board for Tri County Technical College, has been an active member of the Belton Lions Club (by which organization he was named "Citizen of the Year" in 1985), and is a member of First Baptist Church of Belton; and
Whereas, he worked for the Belton Police Department from 1963 until 1985 and was the town's police chief for thirteen years; and
Whereas, he worked at the Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital for ten years (from 1985-95), serving there in the position of Public Safety Chief for six years; and
Whereas, he is retiring as the hospital's Public Safety Chief on June 30, 1995; and
Whereas, he has had a distinguished career in law enforcement and has given most generously of his time, talents, and energy to his community; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly feel that he is highly deserving of recognition and are very pleased to have this opportunity to salute him. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, salutes Norman Dean Bannister of Belton for his dedicated service to law enforcement and the State of South Carolina and wishes him happiness and success following his retirement as Public Safety Chief at Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Chief Bannister.