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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
January 6, 2016 - Introduced by Representatives Nygren, Novak, Bernier,
Kitchens, Petryk, Czaja, Schraa, Knodl, Duchow, Rohrkaste, Vorpagel,
Tittl, Thiesfeldt, Weatherston, Tranel, Tauchen, Kahl, Berceau, Subeck,
Kessler, Kolste, Spreitzer, Danou, Zepnick and Heaton, cosponsored by
Senators Darling, Harsdorf, Olsen, Stroebel, Petrowski, Gudex, Cowles,
Carpenter, Ringhand, Vinehout and Hansen. Referred to Committee on
AJR93,1,1 1Relating to: commending Officer Chris Litzkow and the Capitol Police.
AJR93,1,32 Whereas, on July 7, 2015, Capitol Police Officer Chris Litzkow responded to a
3report of a man down on the 100 block of State Street; and
AJR93,1,54 Whereas, Officer Litzkow heard that the subject was in possession of drug
5paraphernalia and likely the victim of a heroin overdose; and
AJR93,1,76 Whereas, Officer Litzkow retrieved the medical bag from his squad car and
7administered Naloxone via intranasal syringe; and
AJR93,1,108 Whereas, with the subject unconscious, not breathing, and blue in the face and
9lips, Officer Litzkow attempted to arouse the subject with verbal encouragement and
10sternum rubs; and
AJR93,1,1211 Whereas, Officer Litzkow turned the patient over to Madison Fire and Rescue
12personnel upon their arrival; and
AJR93,1,1413 Whereas, the patient became conscious and alert within a couple of minutes of
14the administration of the Naloxone; now, therefore, be it
1Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the Wisconsin
2legislature applauds the fast action of Officer Litzkow in saving a man near death;
3and, be it further
AJR93,2,7 4Resolved, That the Wisconsin legislature commends the Capitol Police
5Department for its foresight in implementing the Naloxone program in response to
6the increasing problem of heroin use in our state, and directs the chief clerk to
7provide copies of this resolution to Officer Litzkow and the chief of the Capitol Police.
AJR93,2,88 (End)