National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives

Public Safety
4:04 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

National Black Law Enforcement Group Meets in Pittsburgh

About 1,500 black law enforcement officials are gathered in Pittsburgh this week for the 37th annual conference of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.

The group formed in 1976 after black officers gathered for a three-day symposium focusing on crime rates in urban communities with larger black populations. Some of the issues present 34 years ago are still issues today.

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