WHEREAS, Kenneth Leon began his employment with the State of Nevada, Department of Public Safety, Division of Parole and Probation in July 1991 as a newly appointed officer; and
WHEREAS, Officer Leon worked diligently throughout his career and promoted to the rank of DPS Sergeant; and
WHEREAS, Sergeant Leon worked in multiple areas of operation within Parole and Probation, including intensive supervision, house arrest, gangs, interstate compact, training, and the sex offender unit; and
WHEREAS, throughout his career Sergeant Leon made many notable contributions to the Division of Parole and Probation and other criminal justice partners, including speaking engagements with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's First Tuesday program, educating the public on the Division's sex offender program, and he is also credited with establishing the Division's first Sex Offender, Gang, and Repeat Offender Program Enforcement (ROPE) Task Force; and
WHEREAS, Sergeant Leon will be remembered in his career for his many accomplishments, his abundant sense of humor, and ability to encourage and motivate employees around him; and
WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Sergeant Leon on 25 years as a dedicated State employee and joins his family, friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation for his years of service, with best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 30th day of November, 2016.