2006 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Jackson (15th)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE LIFE AND CIVIC CONTRIBUTIONS OF CHARLES N. BROWN OF KOSCIUSKO, MISSISSIPPI, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE CRIME STOPPERS ADVISORY COUNCIL, AND EXPRESSING THE SYMPATHY OF THE LEGISLATURE.
WHEREAS, Mr. Charles N. Brown of Kosciusko, Mississippi, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2005; and
WHEREAS, a security consultant, he was president and CEO of Reliable Security, which was recognized by being in the Fast 40 in 2000 and 2002; and
WHEREAS, he was founder and chairman of Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers, serving as president from October 1991 to January 1994. He worked with then State Sen. Amy Tuck and Gov. Kirk Fordice to establish by state law a Crime Stoppers Council for the State of Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, he was appointed as member and served as president of the Crime Stoppers Advisory Council from July 1996 to June 1998 and was reappointed to the council by Gov. Ronnie Musgrove from July 1998 to June 2003. He is a court-certified expert witness and consultant in specifications, design, installation and maintenance of electronic security; and
WHEREAS, he was a member of Crime Stoppers International, serving as a member of the Board of Directors from 1997 to 2001. He was president of the Mississippi Alarm Association in 1991, president of the Mississippi Purchasing Agents Association in 1971 and a member of the American Society of Industrial Security; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Brown was a member of First United Methodist Church in Starkville, the Masonic Trinity Lodge No. 88 and the Hamasa Shriners Temple. He was a supporter of French Camp Academy; and
WHEREAS, survivors include his wife, Ruth Duke Brown of Starkville; his brother, James L. Brown of West; two sisters, Eva Dee Jones of Sallis and Dorothy Harmon of Thomastown; three sons, Rob Brown and Adam Brown, both of Starkville, and Dan Brown of Provincetown, Mass.; and friends statewide; and
WHEREAS, it is with sadness that we note the passing of this outstanding Mississippi citizen whose civic and charitable contributions to his community and state are a matter of record: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend the life and civic contributions of Mr. Charles N. Brown of Kosciusko, Mississippi, former President and founder of the Mississippi Crime Stoppers Advisory Council, and expressing to his surviving family the sympathy of the Legislature on his passing.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to his wife, Ruth Brown, and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.