The 2021 NOBLE Achiever’s Awards Will be held virtually March 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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 at 1000 hours, at LAPD 77th Police Station
Community Room (Click here)


Sacramento’s Amanda Ray Becomes
First Black Woman Named
Highway Patrol Commissioner

See the story "Sacramento Observer"
Good Morning NOBLE Family,

A heartfelt Thank You goes out to all of our Military Veterans for your selfless service. May God bless and keep you!


September 13, 2020

Good Morning SCC NOBLE Family,

Please lift up our Membership Committee Chair, Whitney McCray in the recent passing of her father Bryant McCray Jr. During this difficult time let’s give her our support.

Let’s also keep the 2 Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs who were ambushed last night and are in critical condition in our prayers, as well as all in law enforcement Nationwide.

Please stay safe and well.



Council appoints longtime commissioner Vicki Stuckey for remainder of Diane DuBois term (Click here)

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6th Annual YOUTH &
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Thank you to all who donated their time, talent or treasure yesterday at the FAME Christmas Giveaway 2019! As on of our partners we continue to support those in need within our Community by partnering with First AME Church of Los Angeles, where J. Edgar Boyd is the Pastor. Yesterday you assisted in serving over 800 individuals with either food, clothing, or toys. I was just so proud to see so many of our members engaged and helping those in need. Special thanks to Collegiate Chapter member Blanca Lopez. Blanca assisted with getting clothing to families with younger children and assisted some of our Spanish speaking Community members as well!

Thanks to member Ivory Freeman, Membership Coordinator- Whitney McCCray, Vice President-Chris O’Quinn, Associate Representative-Kathy Williams, and Parliamentarian Regina Scott. Special thanks to Latasha Wells Amerson (Chapter and Region VI Secretary) who brought her Boardroom Scholars to assist in serving those in need of clothing. I always say we are blessed to be a blessing. SCC NOBLE thank you so much for being there and giving back to the Community as only we can! Oh yeah, thanks Santa!

Have a Blessed Merry Christmas and See You All Next Year!

Happy Veterans Day to all of our Veterans!

Congratulations to our very own Parliamentarian/Veteran, Deputy Chief Regina Scott and NAACP President Minnie Hempstead, Los Angeles Branch as they received the Hero’s Appreciation Award presented by the Los Angeles NAACP Youth Council today!

NOVEMBER 12, 2019
Congrats newly promoted CHP Asst Chief Tommie Cocroft! Your NOBLE Family salutes you!

TASTE OF SOUL - 10-19-2019

Good Morning NOBLE Family,

What a great turnout we had on Oct. 10th, at Hoops and Options At First AME. We had in excess of 1K students to attend the workshops, College and Job Fair.

Special thanks to all of our NOBLE partner Agencies who sent representatives like: CHP, LAFD, LAPD, LAPD POPPS, LA School Police, LA County Probation Dept and others.

Thanks for the presence of our Southern California Chapter Parliamentarian LAPD Deputy Chief Scott for stopping by to speak with the youth and the Community.

Thank you Pastor Boyd for allowing us to join you in being “First to Serve”.  Additional photos forthcoming.

Chapter's Meeting, held on October 12, 2019 was a huge success!   (Click here)

Justice By Action,

(PHOTOs 1, photos 2, photos 3, PHOTOS 4)


In August 2019, Horace Frank was promoted to Assistant Chief, and assigned as the Director, Office Special Operations, Los Angeles Police Department.

Among his many assignments, Horace Frank was an academic instructor at the Los Angeles Police Department's Academy, a staff writer at Human Resources Bureau, an Associate Advocate at Internal Affairs Group and an Employee Relations Investigation Advocate at Employee Relations Section. Just prior to his promotion to Captain, he served as Adjutant to the Chief of the former Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau.

8-12-2019   Tributes are underway to fallen LAPD Officer Juan Diaz. He was off-duty 2 weeks ago when he asked a gang member to stop tagging in Lincoln Heights, and was shot and killed.  8-20-2019   Today thousands honored Andre Moye, Jr. An officer, brother, son, husband & community hero and joined countless others to honor his memory & sacrifices but also stand alongside surviving family, friends, and co-workers of Andre. 

The 2019, 43rd NOBLE National Conference was outstanding and Your Region VI Representatives were Present!
Tweet by NOBLE National on Twitter/ Region VI with newly Sworn In NOBLE President Chief CJ Davis.
SCC NOBLE Vice President Retired CHP Chief, Chris O’Quinn received the Associate of the year award for SCC Associate Representative Kathy Williams, LAPD Police Officer III+I in her absence. Way to go Kathy!!!

Public Safety Leadership Certificate Program

The Public Safety Leadership Program has graduated public safety leaders from over 40 agencies! This unique program provides mid-level managers a solutions-centered approach to public safety by adopting multidisciplinary and “whole-of-community” methodology. The core of the program emphasizes leadership, ethics, and values.

PSLP is 80 hours, taught two days per month for five months during the fall semester. The course is divided into four modules: Leadership, Global Threats, Technology and Community Engagement

The Safe Communities Institute invites applications from professionals with backgrounds in law enforcement, fire, EMS, health, social work, education or other public safety professions, as well as those working in local, state and federal agencies.

Please call (213) 740-2928 or email if you have any questions!

The deadline to apply is August 3, 2019!

Largest ever class of Black Women set to
graduate from West Point | WJLA

The Southern California Chapter


New Member Social

On Thursday, May 16, 2019


(See Photos Below)

NOBLE Family, Thanks to the leadership of our Membership Coordinator, Whitney McCray, we had 5 new members join!! Below are a few more photos from the evening event.

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a $1.5 million gift to the school.

But during his remarks in front of the nearly 400 graduating seniors, the technology investor and philanthropist surprised nearly everyone by announcing that his family was providing a grant to eliminate the student debt of the entire Class of 2019. (More ...)


AKA Presents Dr. Phlunte’ Riddle, Mother of the Year - May 1, 2019

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the Pasadena Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is sponsoring the 31st Annual Fashionetta Salute to Mothers and Scholarship Luncheon & Fashion Show at the Glendale Hilton from 10 AM – 3 PM. During this year’s event, the 2019 Mother of the Year, Dr. Phlunte’ Riddle, will be honored.  (More)
Implicit Bias Training!
Thank you Dr Bryant Marks, Dr. Palladini and the SCC Collegiate Chapter at CSUDH for outstanding Implicit Bias Training!

SCC NOBLE - Welcomes our newest member Martin Elam, US Dept. Of Homeland Security

Officer Gregory Murphy assumed the position as the new Chief of Police for CSUN on Jan. 7. He will be replacing Anne P. Glavin, the former police chief who served more than 15 years with the university police department..  See More

19th Annual Achievers Award Banquet
- Huge Success -
Thank you all for making our 19th Annual Law Enforcement Achiever’s Dinner a huge success! Congrats to all of our wonderful recipients and a special thank you to our NOBLE National Associate Representative, Michelle Tege who traveled all the way from New York to bring greetings from our President Vera Bumpers and NOBLE National. We hope to see you at our upcoming New Member Social at Truxton's, in Los Angeles, on Thursday, May 16, 2019, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Chris Waters, President.

On February 7, 2019, Roberta “Mom” Reddick celebrated her 97th birthday! “Mom” Reddick is the Matriarch of the Southern California Chapter of NOBLE (SCCNOBLE) and her late husband Albert “Pop” Reddick was our Patriarch. Mom came on the LAPD in 1947, and is the 3rd African American Female to serve as Sergeant. We thank and love her for her sacrifice, vision and for laying the foundation and groundwork for which we stand today!

"Mom" Reddick is shown here at the ABLE Black History event with the Granddaughter (Nancy Renee) of the 1st African American Female Police Officer on LAPD, Georgia Ann Robinson, City Council member Curren Price, First African American Female Deputy Chief on LAPD-Regina Scott and yours truly.

Chris Waters, President
Thank you. Los Angeles Sentinel for honoring and recognizing our Matriarch and role model Roberta “Mom” Reddick and thank you Mom for all you have done and continue to do! Click here to see “Mom” Reddick article

Glendale Police Commander Andre Anderson stands in front of the Ferguson exhibit at the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C. His Ferguson police chief’s uniform is behind him. Click here

See Photos from the Event (Click here)

Commander Regina Scott 
Congratulations to Commander Regina Scott, our SCC NOBLE Parliamentarian, who makes history by becoming the first African American woman to hold the rank of Deputy Chief for the Los Angeles Police Department.  Her promotion is well deserved and makes us proud to make this announcement.  Regina, well done!  (Video)

If you haven't been keeping up, Chief Danielle Outlaw is excelling in her new position. Attached is a video at the TEDxPortland event which she spoke at on April 21, 2018. Over 3000 people were in attendance.  "Humanity / Authority"

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Attendees from the
BPOA - Black Peace Officers Assoc.
Mixer on May 31, 2208

SCC Noble members President Chris Waters, and Whitney McCray, standing along side with Los Angeles County Sheriffs' Captain  Vickie Stuckey, in the middle.

HAPCOA Awards Luncheon - May 1, 2018

Southern California Chapter of NOBLE and Region VI
Welcomes Executive Director Tony Chapa and HAPCOA!
Opening Plenary May 1, 2018 Los Angeles, California

Chief Gina Hawkins, Fayetteville, South Carolina - NOBLE and Captain Chris Waters, LAPD and SCC NOBLE President at HAPCOA Conference, Los Angeles, 05-01-18

Special thanks to HAPCOA President and Marina, California Police Chief Tina Nieto. Job well done!  Chief Nieto is a retired LAPD Captain shown here with LAPD Captains Lillian  Carranza and Chris Waters

Congratulations to HAPCOA and NOBLE member / Aguilar Award Recipient Roberto Hylton.  Born in Panama, Hylton is the senior LE Advisor for FEMA and served as the COP for Prince George’s County, Maryland
Thanks to all who helped make our Southern California Chapter of N.O.B.L.E. 18th Annual Law Enforcement
Achiever's Dinner a huge success!

Protesters called him ‘Uncle Tom.’ He took the abuse because that’s how the CHP – and his dad – trained him.

CHP Sgt. Ron Wade, 45, was the lone African American in a group of roughly 30 officers lined up in formation on I Street near the onramp to northbound lanes of Interstate 5  . . .  (more)

Good Morning All,

Please join me in congratulating the Southern California Chapter of NOBLE’s Secretary, Sharon Burrell who was promoted Thursday to Los Angeles Police Department as a Sr. Admin Clerk!

Way to go Sharon and thanks for all you do!

Chris, Pesident


SCC NOBLE celebrates the 2018 Pasadena Black History Parade and Festival honors NOBLE Members Retired Pasadena Deputy Chief Qualls and Lieutenant Wallace. Congratulations 

President Gerald Freeny,

On behalf of the Southern California Chapter of NOBLE, we commend you for your outstanding achievement as President of the Tournament of Roses, we are so proud of you!

May God bless you in this new endeavor!

Chris Waters, President

Gerald Feeny
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Board of Directors has confirmed Gerald Freeny as President for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses year.
(Click here
SCC NOBLE Health Fair Presentation
Hello NOBLE Family,

Thanks to you all for making the 2017, SCC NOBLE Health Fair Presentation at the 118th Street Elementary School Elementary School a huge success! Approx 150 students were educated on dental hygiene, received dental kits with toothbrushes, tooth paste, floss, etc. We also had to Take 25, thanks to CHP NOBLE Officer Camron Servio who taught students about Stranger Danger. Great job

Special Thanks to Dr. Robert Vaca, Dave Efferson, Ivory Freeman and newly appointed CHP Captain Tariq Johnson for coordinating this event. Job well done!

Thanks again. We will be posting all of the photos on our website and sending some to Region VI and NOBLE National along with are photos from the Compton Turkey giveaway. Mark your calendars now for the”Big Christmas” give away December 23, 2017, 0800-1200 at First AME Church. We need you to come out and help us give out food, toys and coats and sweaters to those in need. If you know someone in need let them know. Also if you have any new or clean and slightly used coats, sweaters, scarves, hats or gloves please bring them to our December 9th meeting (don’t forget to vote and bring your ballot or email it in) or let me know and I can make arrangements to have them picked up. “To him/her that much is given much is required”. We are blessed beyond compare. Please share your blessing with others!

Chris Waters
The 13th Annual Turkey Giveaway and Health Fair was held on Tuesday, November 21st. It was a great success.

Also, if you missed the Collegiate Chapter’s Human Trafficking Training and Networking Opportunity, you missed a treat! We had over 100 students sign-in! Thanks to Sergeant Jeff Walker, L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. who stepped in at the last minute to cover for Retired Lieutenant Andre Dawson, who had a medical emergency. Keep him lifted in prayer.

We also thank Drs. Marie Pallidini, Gus Martin and other Cal State Dominguez Hills Faculty for their support. We would be remiss if we did not thank Ms. Michelle Tege, who came out from NOBLE National to show support. Congrats President Monique Slater and the SCC Collegiate Board and Chapter-job well done! You’re off to a great start!

Human Trafficking Training 
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
Human Trafficking Training was great. This was the Collegiate Chapter’s first event and it was a huge success! We are so proud of President Slater and the Collegiate Chapter Board. They are off to a great start!

We thank our guest speaker Sgt Jeff Walker, LACSD, who rose to the occasion at such short notice due to
a medical emergency to LT Andre Dawson. Let’s keep him in our thoughts and prayers.

We also thank Dr Marie Palladini CSUDH and Ms Michelle Tege who flew out all the way from NOBLE National to give support!

Thanks so much to all of you who attended the training and stayed to network with the College students as well.

Chris Waters, President


Collegiate Chapter Parliamentarian Antonio Sifuentes here at Hoops and Options Event with SCC President Chris Waters and Vice President Chris O'Quinn

To best protect this nation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation must attract qualified candidates of different racial and ethnic backgrounds who can connect with and represent the communities they serve.

Please attend or pass along if you or someone you know may be interested in applying for the Special Agent position through the FBI's DAR Program. FBI Special Agents come from all walks of life. They are computer scientists, engineers, attorneys, pilots, military veterans, law enforcement professionals, corporate managers, etc. The FBI is looking for candidates who have deep personal integrity, a commitment to this country, and the ability to connect with communities they serve.

To access the DAR information, please visit and type "DAR Atlanta" in the search bar. Click on DAR Atlanta Talent Network and follow directions to establish an application account.

More information about FBI careers can be found at .

Please share this information.

If you have any questions, please contact FBI Recruiter Special Agent Charles Orgbon Jr, FBI Atlanta,, (404) 272-5808.

4 female police chiefs tell Megyn Kelly how they broke the glass ceiling

For The First Time in History, North Carolina Has 6 Black Female Police Chiefs

“We’ve broken a glass ceiling.”
By Lilly Workneh

Six black women currently hold the title of police chief in North Carolina, marking the first time this has happened in state history, according to WRAL. (more) ...


VP Anamaria Gonzalez and Treasurer Mario Chaparro during
Welcome Week at Cal State University Dominguez Hills
  City of Willits welcomes new Police Chief: Alexis Blaylock
Mendocino County’s first female to fill the position. (Click Here) 

Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced as the next Chicago Police Superintendent. (Click Here)

Newly Promoted CHP  Deputy Commissioner, Amanda Ray, the first African American Woman to hold the position in the Department's 91-year history. (Click Here)

The city of Tracy has hired Oakland police Capt. Sekou Millington as chief of police (Click here)

Captain Latasha Wells Amerson appointed Assistant Chief, L.A. World Airports Police Department (Click here)

Danielle Outlaw, named as Philadelphia’s new Police Commissioner,

Mayor Jim Kenney on Monday named Danielle Outlaw, the chief of police in Portland, Ore., as Philadelphia’s police commissioner, marking a new chapter for a 6,500-member force plagued by scandal. (Click here)

Former Assistant Sheriff of the County of Los Angeles, Cecil Rhambo has been selected as the new Chief of Los Angeles Airport Police. Click here
Cheryl Moody -  It’s official NOBLE Family, Please join me in congratulating Deputy Chief Cheryl Moody, Pasadena Police Department! You make us proud!  Click here
Officer Gregory Murphy assumed the position as the new Chief of Police for CSUN on January 7, 2019, Click here
Darius Potts, Ankeny's first black police chief, ready to meet rapidly growing city's needs. When Darius Potts took his oath of office Aug. 20, Click here
Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross — will become the next Boston PD commissioner, the first person of color ever to hold the position. 
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New Upland Police Chief Darren Goodman is sworn into his new position by Assistant City Manager Jeannette Vagnozzi at Upland City Hall on Monday, July 16, 2018. Click here 
Patrick Smith, an  LAPD Commander selected as the new Chief of Police of the Birmingham, Alabama Police Department. Click here 
  1. Ontario Police Chief Derek Williams being sworn in as the new chief at Ontario City Hall Tuesday in Ontario, Calif., April 3, 2018. Click here

Derrick Abell Named New Manhattan Beach Police Chief (Click here)
Detroit Deputy Chief Ulysha Renee Hall will be the first female to serve as Police Chief in Dallas, TX 
Gina Hawkins, Deputy Chief of the Clayton County, Georgia, Police Department, was announced Tuesday as Fayetteville’s Police Chief. 
Pasadena native Richard Bell will be sworn in as the first African-American Chief of Police for the City of West Covina
Veteran Police Chief Kenton W. Rainey has been named the new chief of police for the University of Chicago Police Department, effective July 1.