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WHEREAS, Sheriff Ron Pierini is a second generation Nevadan who has honorably and faithfully served the citizens and visitors of the Silver State for more than 45 years; and

WHEREAS, he began his law enforcement career in Carson City in 1973 and was employed by the Nevada State Prison from 1975 to 1976 when he started with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office where he rose through the ranks to be appointed to replace Sheriff Jerry Maple in 1997 and was elected to that position in 1998 and has served as the Douglas County Sheriff since that time; and

WHEREAS, through his years of dedicated law enforcement he has served the people of Nevada, and in 2002 he was appointed to the Nevada Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and in July 2006 he was appointed Chairman of the Commission where he has served the law enforcement community for more than 12 years; and

WHEREAS, through his unwavering commitment to public safety and leadership Sheriff Ron Pierini has helped to shape the training and standards of Nevada law enforcement officers today and into the future; and

WHEREAS, Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini’s hard work, loyalty, commitment to the law enforcement community and the safety of all citizens and visitors to Nevada is to be recognized; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada commends Sheriff Ron Pierini on his outstanding tenure and dedication and joins his family, friends and colleagues in extending sincere appreciation to him for his years of service, with best wishes for a happy and fulfilling retirement;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 16, 2018 as a day in honor of

 Sheriff Ron Pierini


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