NOBLE's 43rd

Annual Training and Conference is behind us and there was a great showing by members from numerous Maryland police agencies: Anne Arundel Co. PD, Balto. City, Balto. Co. PD, DNR Police, Howard Co. PD, Mont. Co. PD, Mont. Co. Sheriff Office, Morgan State PD, Mt. Rainier PD

Get prepared for Cleveland, Ohio 2020. We want to be chapter of the year and have a contingency of 100.


The conference was well attended and provided awesome workshops such as, Life Long Wellness for Law Enforcement, Purposeful and Effective Study Skills, Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement in the 21st Century, Policing with Our Communities, Career Development through Flash Mentoring, Traffic Safety as a Quality of Life Issue, 5G For Public Safety, Crisis Response, The Impact of Forensic Digital Evidence and Policing, Community Policing and Procedural Justice to list a few.

Memorial March to New Hope Baptist Church

Executive Director Dwayne Crawford, National President, Chief Vera Bumpers, Maryland Vice President Charles Ravenell

Keynote Speaker at the Awards Luncheon Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and 1st Vice President Chief Cerelyn "CJ" Davis




2/1/20 @ 9:00am Reg. monthly meeting @ Woodlawn Library, 1811 Woodlawn Dr, Woodlawn, MD 21207

2/1/20 @ 11:00am Black History Month NOBLE Outreach @ Woodlawn Library, Janice the Griot, Harriett Tubman in her own words. 

MARCH 2020

3/10/20 Tues. Blessing of the Badge @ MDTA Pol. HQ, 2310 Broening Hwy., Baltimore 21224 (TIME TO BE DETERMINED)

APRIL 2020

MAY 2020

JUNE 2020

JULY 2020



Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving Family Center charity dinner (DATE & TIME TO BE DETERMINED)



11/8/20 Annual Scholarship Bull & Oyster Roast, UAW Local 239 Hall, 1010 South Oldham St., Baltimore, MD 21224 (TIME TBD)


3/7/20 Sat. @ 9:00am Members monthly meeting @ Howard Co. Po,. HQ, 3410 Court House Dr., Ellicott City

2/1/20 @ 9:00am Reg. monthly meeting @ Woodlawn Library, 1811 Woodlawn Dr, Woodlawn, MD 21207




4/4/20 Sat. @ 9:00am Members monthly meeting @ Ho. Co. Pol. HQ, 3410 Court House Dr., Ellicott City

4/23/20 Wed. Chief Symposium- location MPTC, 6852 4th St., Sykesville, MD 21784 (TIME TO BE DETERMINED)

"COURAGES WOMEN" symposium presented by the Vangard Justice Society (VJS) was held in Baltimore City and well attended. The keynote speaker was Chief Bumpers, NOBLES's National President

Photo above left to right; Vice Pres. of VJS Natalie Preston, National President of NOBLE Vera Bumpers, Patrice Andrew Chief of Morrisville PD in North Carolina, Alice Carey Chief of Univ. of MD, Baltimore, Lisa Robinson President of VJS. 3/31/19  

Ronce Alford, President of MD NOBLE attended.

Congratulations Chief Jackson

July 31, 2019

Mayor Gavin Buckley swears in Edward C. Jackson as the new Chief of Police for Annapolis, MD 

Congratulations Captain Sonia Pruitt

Congratulation Lt. Pruitt for your being promotion to the rank of Captain for Montgomery County Police Dept. She becomes the first African American female Captain in the department's history. She's also the Nat'l Chairperson of the Nat'l Black Police Association. She is pinned by Maj. Sabrina Tapp-Harper of the Balto. City Sheriff's Office. 


On behalf of the Noble Maryland Chapter Executive Board, I would like to congratulate Noble Maryland Chapter Member and past Noble DC Chapter President Grayling Williams on being appointed as the new Chief of Police for the Prince George’s Community College.  I know he will bring his host of knowledge and experience from Yale University PD, DEA, DHS, Baltimore City PD, Pennsylvania State IG Office, and Portsmouth PD to the Prince Georges Community College and surrounding areas.  Congratulations Chief and good luck!

-Ronce Alford, NOBLE Maryland Chapter

Lisa Myers was sworn in by Clerk of the Courts, Wayne Livesay as the First African American Police Chief of Howard County Police Department. She was joined by her husband Captain Woodrow Myers of Towson University Police. Feb. 13 2019 

Congratulation Capt. Natalie Preston for your promotion to rank of Major. She becomes the first female Commander of the Northeast District in the Baltimore City Police Department.

Major Lucy Lyles is promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and becomes the first African American female to hold this rank in the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police. She is pinned by retired Chief and past MD Noble Pres. Doug DeLeaver.

NOBLE 2018 Annual Conference in Hollywood, Florida 07/27/18

Photo of African American women Chiefs from police agencies around the United States.