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April 08, 2021 at 7pm


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NOBLE Maryland President.

Major Ronce Alford

Thanks for visiting NOBLE Maryland chapter. Please tour our website and contact us so together we can become partners in improving Maryland.

Our Mission:

To ensure equity in the administration of justice in the provision of public service to all communities, and to serve as the conscience of law enforcement by being committed to justice by action.

Chief Grayling Grant Williams   September 5, 1958 - January 1, 2021


Noble Maryland Chapter Members are sadden about the untimely passing of Brother Grayling Williams. He is a current member of the MD chapter and past President of Noble DC Chapter. Chief Grayling Williams had a wealth of knowledge and experience; Chief of Police for the Prince Georges Comm. College, Yale University PD, DEA, DHS, Baltimore City PD, Pennsylvania State IG Office, and Police Chief of Portsmouth Police Department. He made numerous friends in both his personal and professional interactions around the world. We thank him for the donation of his knowledge and humanity to all those he encountered.

Thank you to those who have made donations to the Maryland Chapter of Noble in the memory of Brother Grayling and know that we will put it to use in his honor. Grayling shared with some of us in his last days that there is a need for a program to bring police and kids together who have experienced gun violence. For the sake of the physical and mental anguish that traumatic incidents cause to those who are feeling that this everyday violence is the norm. The Maryland Chapter will be proceeding with Brother Grayling's forward thinking idea. Please join in keeping Chief Grayling Williams and his family in prayer so his soul can rest in peace.

-Ronce Alford, President of the NOBLE Maryland Chapter 

The Maryland Chapter of NOBLE stand with you, your families and communities across the state of Maryland as we collectively navigate the effect of Covid 19. Most of our members and supporters are those on the front line in this fight that has impacted us globally. We share in support of all police, fire personnel, nurses, doctors, military, public works, food industry, and the support staff that have unselfishly given of themselves at the risk of their own personal well-being. Our Blessing of the Badge ceremony held March 10, 2020 was certainly timely. I ask that you pray for all first responders and medical personnel as they continue to sacrifice in this battle to overcome through this unchartered modern crisis.

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Collaborate with civic, community, political and social organizations to bridge the gap between law enforcement and communities of color while striving to enhance the quality of life in those communities through service.

Advocate for minorities to be hired in positions of leadership (Chief, Superintendents, Commissioners) in law enforcement. Highlighting their service and dedication.

Recruit minorities into law enforcement/ criminal justice for service to include states attorney office, parole and probation, corrections and juvenile justice.

Ensure the equal application of justice, making certain underserved and under represented communities get equal protection and service. Also ensuring minorities in law enforcement are afforded equal opportunities in assignments and promotions.

Serving communities and policing criminals. We want to let communities and agency leaders know that we are not occupiers but partners to coexist cooperatively, ensuring productive growth for us all.




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Maryland Chapter Blessing of the Badge 2020

The Maryland Chapter presented its annual Blessing of the Badge ceremony on March 10, 2020. It was hosted by Maryland Transportation Authority Police at their Headquarters. The service was well attended by local, state and federal departments. Agency leaders that attended were Chief Melissa Hyatt of Balto. Co. Police, Chief Kevin Anderson of the MDTA Police, Superintendent Woodrow W. Jones III of the Maryland State Police, and past Chapter Pres. Chief Cleveland Barnes. 

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Baltimore City School Police

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Maryland Transportation Authority Police

Present and Past Leadership

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Baltimore City Police

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Anne Arundel County Police

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Maryland Chapter Executive Board

Maryland Chapter hosted the two day Region 2 training

A panel discussion with women leaders included Howard County Chief Lisa Myers, DC Metro Asst. Chief Chanel Dickerson, Washington Airport Authority Major Naima Reed, Chief Customs and Boarder Protection Tanya Vaughn. Moderated by Lt. Col. Lucy Lyles (MDTA PD)

        VP C. Ravenell, Chief Vaughn,          Maj. Reed, Reg.II VP E. Thomas,

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Asst. Chief Dickerson,Chief Myers, Treas. Lyles, MD Noble Pres. Alford

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Effective use of the Press for large scale events (Active Shooter) and building relationships with the media. Presented by TJ Smith, Press Secretary for Baltimore County and Shareese Churchill, Press Secretary for the Governor of Maryland. 

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Baltimore's own Commissioner Bishop Lee Robinson Sr. a founding member of NOBLE

For your rise to leadership and courageous

stance Maryland NOBLE says Thank You