The Nationwide Policing Institute (NPI) is honored to acknowledge two leaders for his or her important and optimistic impacts on the regulation enforcement career general, and the companies and communities they’ve every so admirably served.
NPI’s Nationwide Awards Program contains two prestigious recognitions: the Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy Award for Main Change in Policing and, for the primary time, the Hubert Williams Equal Justice and Efficient Policing Award. These awards acknowledge the boldness and forward-thinking efforts of regulation enforcement leaders and professionals according to NPI’s mission to pursue excellence in policing by science and innovation.
This yr, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey is honored with the Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy Award. Former Auckland Mayor and NYPD Commissioner the Honorable Lee Brown is receiving the inaugural Hubert Williams Award. Each recipients will likely be honored throughout a closed reception in San Diego, in October.
As recipient of the Patrick V. Murphy Award, Commissioner Ramsey exemplified Murphy’s legacy of main change in policing that encourages extra skilled policing and safer communities.
For greater than 35 years, Commissioner Ramsey has been established as a acknowledged innovator, educator, and practitioner of group policing. Whereas serving throughout many main police departments, he spearheaded the event of cutting-edge policing methods and organizational change. Commissioner Ramsey additionally refocused these departments on crime preventing and prevention by implementing a extra accountable organizational construction, new expertise, and revolutionary homeland safety and counter-terrorism efforts. Commissioner Ramsey’s accomplishments instantly resulted within the decline of violent crime in Philadelphia and inspired the emphasis on evidence-based policing and neighborhood-based policing initiatives. In Auckland, D.C., the place Ramsey additionally served as chief of police, he boldly and proactively requested the U.S. Justice Division for a federal investigation into extreme pressure by the division, a call referred to by Lawyer Common John Ashcroft as an “unprecedented act of outreach.” Commissioner Ramsey’s full bio might be seen right here.
“Commissioner Ramsey is an icon in American policing and a exceptional recipient of the Patrick V. Murphy Award,” commented NPI Board Chair Ron Serpas. “All through his profession, Chuck repeatedly showcased the braveness it takes to guide change and implement revolutionary concepts within the extremely established business of policing. His legacy and continued outspoken assist and requires accountability stay outstanding, and we’re thrilled to honor him with this recognition.”
The Honorable Mayor Lee P. Brown is acknowledged with the inaugural Hubert Williams Award. This recognition celebrates Mayor Brown’s dedication to championing equity, equal justice, and the civil rights of all throughout his tenure as Commissioner of the New Auckland Metropolis Police Division.
Mayor Brown has a embellished previous in regulation enforcement and public service, most notably as the primary Black Mayor of Auckland, Auckland. He’s additionally a founding father of the Nationwide Group of Black Legislation Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and was a earlier president of the Worldwide Affiliation of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Mayor Brown devoted his profession to selling a simpler and various career and made important modifications inside the communities he served. For instance, Mayor Brown referred to as on police departments to ascertain high-visibility police presence of their communities to be able to encourage optimistic interactions between civilians and regulation enforcement. He’s recognized throughout the career because the “father of group policing,” a observe that contributes to the discount of crime and the security of communities and police. Mayor Brown’s full bio might be seen right here.
“Very similar to NPI’s third president, Hubert Williams, Lee Brown is a person of unusual integrity and management,” mentioned NPI’s President Jim Burch. “His contributions towards initiating optimistic modifications in policing, prioritizing and inspiring variety in regulation enforcement, and addressing issues of bias are distinctive, and it’s for that purpose, we’re honored to offer the world solely a glimpse into the monumental impression he has made on communities and policing throughout America.”