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NCPBA on hand as House Resolution 924 honors life of Sgt. Meggan Callahan

 
Representative Bob Steinberg
 
On 6-27-16, the NCPBA was proud to be on hand as House Resolution 924 was introduced by Rep. Bob Steinburg to honor the life of PBA member and Corrections Sgt. Meggan Callahan who was killed in the line of duty on April 26, 2017. Sgt. Callahan was brutally murdered by an inmate at the Bertie Correctional Facility in Windsor, NC. Sgt. Callahan was a constituent of Rep. Steinburg. Rep. Steinburg gave a very moving and eloquent tribute to Sgt. Callahan. His tribute was followed by heartfelt remarks by Representative Bobbie J. Richardson and Rep. Joe John NC House 40. The family of Meghan Callahan and the Corrections officers in the Gallery were also recognized by House Speaker Tim Moore. The PBA continues to hurt by the loss of Sgt. Callahan and will continue to work on her behalf and her fellow officers to improve their work life conditions. House Resolution 924 passed by a 117-0 vote.
 
Click here to read Resolution 924: http://bit.ly/2sV73jr

 

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