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WHEREAS, Jackie Muth-Nelson is a.fifth-generation Nevadan, and she graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice; and

WHEREAS, she began her law enforcement career with the Carson City Sheriffs Office as a Deputy Sheriff in August 1988, and transferred to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety (DMV/ PS) as a Parole and Probation Officer in Las Vegas in October 1989; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Muth-Nelson was assigned as a DMV/PS Compliance Enforcement Investigator in the Las Vegas office in October 1994, and was promoted to Criminal Investigator for the DMV/PS Investigation Division where she served for 10 years, working many high profile cases in the Major Crimes Unit; and

WHEREAS, she was promoted to Sergeant in the DPS Office of Professional Responsibility in 2007 and subsequently promoted to Lieutenant in 2009 serving as the Commander for the Office of Professional  Responsibility; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Muth-Nelson was appointed Deputy Director of the Department of Public Safety in June 2013, serving as the first female Deputy Director and the highest ranking female in the Department's history; and

WHEREAS, she graduated from class 254 of the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy on September 20, 2013; and

WHEREAS, Jackie Muth-Nelson will retire from the Department of Public Safety on July 4, 2017, with 29 years of exemplary law enforcement service, followed in her father's footsteps as a public servant to the citizens of the State of Nevada, and her honesty, integrity, and dedication to the State of Nevada will be missed by all who have worked with her;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  July 4, 2017 as

 Jackie Muth-Nelson

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson