Current Status Bill Number:
4392Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980113Primary Sponsor: Cobb-HunterAll Sponsors: Cobb-HunterDrafted Document Number: pt\1600ac.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980114Subject: First Sergeant Frankie Lee Lingard, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980114 Received from Senate Senate 19980114 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19980113 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO EXPRESS THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE FAMILY, MANY FRIENDS, AND COLLEAGUES OF STATE TROOPER FIRST SERGEANT FRANKIE LEE LINGARD OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL, WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON DECEMBER 31, 1997, ON INTERSTATE 95 NEAR ORANGEBURG.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly were shocked and saddened to learn that on the evening of December 31, 1997, First Sergeant Frankie Lee Lingard, a South Carolina State Trooper, was killed in the line of duty during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 near Orangeburg; and
Whereas, this fine law enforcement officer, a native South Carolinian, was born in Varnville, South Carolina in 1958 and raised in the Lowcountry; and
Whereas, Trooper Lingard was a graduate of Wade Hampton High School, a graduate of the Beaufort Technical College, a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, and a fifteen-year veteran of the South Carolina Highway Patrol; and
Whereas, it is a difficult and hazardous calling to be charged with the responsibility of enforcing the law, and it requires brave men and women of courage and dedication to perform this task; and
Whereas, Frankie Lingard was such a person, and his courage, devotion to duty, and love for his chosen profession will be a continued source of inspiration for law enforcement officers throughout South Carolina; and
Whereas, he not only was an outstanding officer but also had a distinguished career as a sergeant in the Army Reserve and was a dedicated husband and father who gave of himself to his community, church, and family; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, would like to extend their sincere and heartfelt condolences to First Sergeant Frankie Lee Lingard's wife, children, other members of his family, and his many friends and colleagues upon the tragic and untimely death of this truly outstanding South Carolinian. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly hereby express their deepest sympathy to the family, many friends, and colleagues of State Trooper First Sergeant Frankie Lee Lingard of the South Carolina Highway Patrol, who was killed in the line of duty on December 31, 1997, on Interstate 95 near Orangeburg.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to his widow, Mrs. Barbara H. Lingard.