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House Proceeding on Mar 10th, 2010 :: 2:03:35 to 2:07:50
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Hank Johnson

2:03:23 to 2:03:44( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: united states marshal richard j. "joe" gardner and los angeles metropolitan police department and the court security officers in responding to the armed assault at the lloyd d. george federal courthouse on january 4, 2010. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from georgia, mr. johnson, and the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, each will control 20inutes.

Hank Johnson

2:03:35 to 2:07:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hank Johnson

Hank Johnson

2:03:45 to 2:04:07( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: the chair recognizes the gentleman from georgia. mr. johnson: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. johnson: and i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, this

Hank Johnson

2:04:08 to 2:04:28( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: resolution honors the heroic actions of court security officer stanley cooper, deputy united states marshal richard j. "joe" gardner and the law enforcement officers of the united states marshal service and las vegas metropolitan police department as well as the

Hank Johnson

2:04:51 to 2:05:11( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: d. george federal courthouse, pulled a shotgun from underneath his jacket and began firing indiscriminately from outside the security area where visitors passed through the metal detectors. through a swift response, law enforcement officers were able to chase the gunman from the

Hank Johnson

2:05:12 to 2:05:34( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: courthouse and ultimately sub due him. court security officers and members of the united states marshal service and the las vegas metropolitan police department acted bravely to subdue the gunman and minimize risk and injury to the public. without regard to their own safety, they performed their

Hank Johnson

2:05:35 to 2:05:56( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: duty and protected all who were present in the courthouse that day from the threat of deadly harm through tir swift and effective response. court security officer stanley cooper was a 26-year veteran of the las vegas metropolitan police department and worked as a courthouse security officer

Hank Johnson

2:05:57 to 2:06:17( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: since 1994. on january 4, 2010, officer cooper was fataly wounded and died heroically in the line of duty while protecting the employees, occupants and visitors at the courthouse. deputy united states marshal richard j. "joe" gardner was

Hank Johnson

2:06:18 to 2:06:40( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: wounded in the line of duty while protecting the employees, occupants and visitors of the courthouse and this slaying and wounding of these two officers is a sobering reminder, mr. speaker, that law enforcement officers put themselves in danger -- dangerous situations

Hank Johnson

2:06:41 to 2:07:01( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: every day in order to protect and serve the citizens our country. through our recognition today of the exemplary actionof these officers, we are celebrating the nameless unrecognized acts of bravery and service performed every day by our brothers and

Hank Johnson

2:07:02 to 2:07:23( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: sisters in law enforcement. by way of this resolution, the house of represents commends the -- representatives commends the brave actions and quick thinking of the court officers, united states marshals and the las vegas metropolitan police department in responding to the assault at the lloyd d. george

Hank Johnson

2:07:24 to 2:07:44( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: federal courthouse and it also extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of officer cooper who valiantly gave his life in the line of duty and it wishes deputy gardner a speedy recovery from the wounds that he sustained in the line of duty on that day.

Hank Johnson

2:07:45 to 2:07:50( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: all these officers are heroes. we hope their families will take

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