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NOBLE`s goal is to be recognized as a highly skilled public service organization that is at the forefront of finding solutions to law enforcement issues and concerns, as well as the ever-changing needs of African-American communities. Brenda Goss Andrews retired from the Detroit Police Department as deputy chief with over 25 years of dedicated public service. She was promoted from police officer to deputy chief and was the first woman in the department`s history to manage and control the police department`s $400 million budget and thirty million dollars in state and federal grants. As Deputy Director, she was one of the commanders of the August 2003 incident, which lasted several days, and was responsible, among other things, for the purchase of generators for the districts and the commissioning of the 911 system. They exchanged views on the extremely high crime rate in black urban communities and the socio-economic conditions that lead to crime and violence. They raised questions on relevant issues such as fairness in the administration of justice, relations with the police community, the hiring and promotion of Black police officers, and the unique problems of the Black police executive. The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies (JCPES) coordinated this unprecedented event, which brought together sixty (60) senior black law enforcement officials from twenty-four (24) states and fifty-five (55) major cities in the Washington, D.C. area to attend. Brenda holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C., a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University, and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Walden University. She graduated in Grade 171 from the FBI National Associates Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Brenda is a member of several police associations, PERF, IACP, FBINAA, NAWLEE and NOBWLE. The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) is a group of members consisting primarily of black law enforcement CEOs and command-level officials in local, state, state, state, and federal governments.

The company is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has 57 chapters in the United States, one in St. Kitts and Nevis and one in the United Kingdom. Ensure equality in the administration of justice in the provision of public services to all communities and serve as a conscience for law enforcement authorities by engaging in the justice system through actions. The organization was founded in 1976 at a three-day symposium to combat crime in low-income urban areas. The symposium brought together 60 senior black law enforcement officials from 24 states and 55 major cities. They exchanged views on the high crime rate in Black urban communities and the socio-economic conditions that lead to crime and violence, as well as on relevant issues such as equity in the administration of justice (or lack thereof), strained relations between the police and the community, the hiring and promotion of Black police officers, and the unique problems faced by Black police officers and Black police officers in general. From. Recognizing that Black law enforcement officials could more effectively influence the criminal justice system with one voice, symposium participants deviated from the agenda set out to form NOBLE. One of the original founders of NOBLE was former NYPD Patrol Leader William R. Bracey. Our ability to achieve our goals is closely linked to the support we receive from our individual donors and corporate sponsors. We depend on these people for the financial resources that allow us to offer programs that are “In the Community – FOR THE COMMUNITY”.

The benefits for our sponsors are numerous; The best part is to be an integral part of eliminating law enforcement abuse and misconduct and promoting police professionalism in our communities. As Assistant Director, Brenda served as Project and Budget Director for an $18 million new construction of the 62,000-square-foot Southwest Public Safety Centre. She also worked with the Department of Justice on the departments` approval verdict and chaired five in-depth review committees on fatal police shootings. She has developed and taught several leadership courses for newly promoted sergeants and lieutenants. During her career, she has also worked as a street patrol and sex control police officer. As you may know, the world is experiencing a growing epidemic of respiratory diseases (COVID-19) caused by a novel coronavirus. The virus can spread from person to person. The elderly and those with underlying diseases are particularly at risk.

We take our role in protecting the health of our members and the community very seriously. Visit these federal government websites for up-to-date information on coronavirus (COVID-19). The Washington DC Metropolitan Area Chapter is one of noble`s most active chapters. Our members believe in giving back to the communities we serve! As Commander, she led the human resources (human resources) department of the departments, which included recruiting and hiring police officers, overseeing the recruitment and training of more than 2,000 officers by departments, preparing promotion exams and assessment center assessments for several thousand officers seeking promotion; and served as the Ministry`s Director of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC), which included training and investigations into allegations of sexual harassment, workplace violence and hostile work environments.