NOBLE's 44th Annual Training Conference & Exhibit, July 25-29 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio has been cancelled due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. It is not feasible at this point in regards to health and safety concerns. However there will be a virtual Training Conference conducted with additional details to come.
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
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
DATES & EVENTS
DUE TO THE PANDEMIC NO EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED
"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.
PROUD MARYLAND NOBLE LEADERS
CONGRATULATIONS PRESIDENT ALFORD
On behalf of the NOBLE Maryland Chapter Executive Board, we would like to extend our congratulations to the NOBLE Maryland Chapter President Captain Ronce Alford who will be promoted to the rank of Major of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police. He will go from commanding the BWI Airport Detachment to being the Commander of the Patrol Division. The promotion ceremony will be at the MDTA Police Headquarters, 4330 Broening Highway, Baltimore, MD 21222 on March 11, 2020 at 5:30pm. Congratulations and much success in your promotion and assignment.
-Charles Ravenell, Vice President of the NOBLE Maryland Chapter
On behalf of the NOBLE Maryland Chapter Executive Board, I would like to congratulate Terrance Benn of the Howard County Police Department who was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Lt. Benn who is a member of the NOBLE Maryland Chapter has served the citizens of Howard County for the past 12 years. He has worked in the Southern and Northern District Patrols and in the Community Outreach Section. He served as the area supervisor for Ellicott City in the Northern District Patrol. His current assignment will be the night shift watch commander for the Northern District. Please join us in congratulating Lt. Benn!
-Ronce Alford, NOBLE Maryland Chapter President
Congratulations to Captain Pruitt on her retirement after 28 years of service to the Montgomery County Police Department
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
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.