Little Rock Conference

December 4, 2012 6:53 pm by noble_blog in Past Events

Little Rock Conference

LITTLE ROCK, AR– The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement members are in Little Rock beginning Saturday. The event started with local children getting a history lesson on the first black deputy U.S. Marshal, Bass Reeves. “So when they become high school students and college graduates, they will have a better appreciation for law enforcement,” said national president Jiles Ship. The convention will also feature national speakers. Attorney General Eric Holder will be in town next week, as well as the parents of Treyvon Martin. “We want to let them know we are here to support you and follow the case all the way through through its entirety,” said Ship. Leaders say the Colorado shooting tragedy Friday is on the minds of each person here. There is even an Aurora officer staffing a booth at the recruiting fair. Even though she could not speak on camera, her colleagues are sending their thoughts of reflection. “Before every session, we stop and take a moment of silence in support of those individuals who are killed and hurt,” said Ship. By the end of the conference, leaders say they just want to train officers how to better serve their respective communities.

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In The Community

July 30, 2012 11:06 pm by noble_blog in Community

NOBLE is often in and throughout the communities of Pittsburgh!

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Visit Pittsburgh

July 30, 2012 11:05 pm by noble_blog in Special Events

Visit Pittsburgh Annual Meeting on March 26, 2009 where Chapter President, Eugene Beard, accepted the “Partner of the Year” award on behalf of the chapter.

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Women’s Symposium

July 30, 2012 8:28 pm by noble_blog in Past Events

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2008

July 30, 2012 7:40 pm by noble_blog in Awards Banquets

2008 “Recognizing Pittsburgh’s Civil Rights Leaders” Mistress of Ceremony – Diane S. Richard, Public Information Officer for Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Harvey Adams Jr., Co-founder of the Guardians of Greater Pittsburgh Alma Speed Fox, President for Freedom Unlimited, Inc. M. Gayle Moss, President for the NAACP Pittsburgh Branch Robert L. Pitts, first African American Mayor in Western Pennsylvania “Officer of the Year” Ernest D. Withrow Somerset County Adult Parole and Probation Interstate/Inter-county Coordinator Scholarship Recipients Christa Holmes – Junior at California State University Tika Hemingway – Senior at Everst Institute Solita Hillard – Sophomore at CCAC – Homewood Branch

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2007

July 30, 2012 7:38 pm by noble_blog in Awards Banquets

2007 “Recognizing Our Front Line Supervisors” Master of Ceremony – Mr. Louis “Hop” Kendrick Lieutenant Varnell Lewis, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire – Engine & Truck 17 Sergeant Lavonnie Bickerstaff, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police – Robbery Squad Trooper Robin Mungo, Pennsylvania State Police – Public Information Officer A Posthumous Tribute to Chief “Mugsy” Moore Special Award Recognition, Mr. Aaron Walton, Highmark Scholarship Recipients Jaime Bundridge Cameron Ralph Sherri Williams

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2006

July 30, 2012 7:37 pm by noble_blog in Awards Banquets

2006 “NOBLE Recognizing Our Back Up” Keynote Speaker – Chief Edwin P. Compass III Mistress of Ceremony – Brenda Waters, News Reporter/Anchor, Channel 2 KDKA-TV Pat Morgan, Co-Founder and Director of the Police Officer Support Team (POST) Laverne Baker Hotep, Director of Community Education & Outreach for CVVC Captain Edwina Jennings, Allegheny County Jail Mr. Stan Geier, Vice President and General Manager of Lamar Advertising “Officer of the Year” Stacey Hawthorne-Bey Scholarships Ashley Bryant – CCAC – Northside Campus Tameka Tillman – Point Park University Aujile Gilmore Eldavon Fisher Jr.

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2005

July 30, 2012 7:33 pm by noble_blog in Awards Banquets

2005 “Leading by Example, a Tribute to Law Enforcement” Keynote Speaker – Chief Richard J. Pennington Mistress of Ceremonies – Lynne Hayes-Freeland – News Anchorwoman, Channel 2 KDKA-TV Trooper James Boyd Jr., Pennsylvania State Police Deborah Jackson, Esquire, Deputy City Attorney for the City of Concord, Cabarrus County Lieutenant Bradley Flood, Unit Manager Allegheny County Jail Thomas Swan, Esquire, Deputy District Attorney for Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office Scholarships LaTasha M. Thomas – Kaplan College Debra Oliver – Point Park University Martin White – University of Phoenix

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2004

July 30, 2012 7:31 pm by noble_blog in Awards Banquets

2004 “An Educated Athlete will always be a Champion” Master of Ceremony – J.T. Thomas former Pittsburgh Steeler and Restaurateur Detective William Fisher, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police & Coach for Pittsburgh Shockers Mr. Corey Gadson, Head Boys Basketball Coach at McKeesport Area High School Mrs. Jennifer Bruce Scott, Head Coach for the Gateway High School Girls Basketball Team and Director and Clinic Instructor for PA Hoop Stars Inc. AAU Basketball Team Mr. Tyrone Whitsett, Coach for Homewood Grays & Midget League Football program Presidential Award – Deputy Commander Eugene Beard Volunteer of the Year Award – Ms. Doris Hilliard Scholarship Recipients Cardell Brown Jr. – Delaware State University Melissa Becker – Point Park University Christopher McBride – CCAC – Boyce Campus

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2003

July 30, 2012 7:28 pm by noble_blog in Awards Banquets

2003 “Community Survival through Positive Leadership” Master of Ceremonies, Dr. Mitchel Nickols, Host of Nickols Worth Clifford “Sly Jock” Charlton, Disc Jockey for Sheridan Broadcasting Ebony Hughes, RN LCCE, Magee Women’s Hospital Reverend Mildred Johnson, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Sergeant Aaron Walton, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Highmark Inc. Presidential Award – Detective Christine Williams Volunteer of the Year Award – Captain Demont Coleman Scholarship Recipients Shannon Blackwell Derrick Maultsby Mia White

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