Rising in the Ranks — The Ascent of African American Officers
What You'll Get
Join the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum for an engaging program recognizing the achievements of black officers and the legacy of Sheriff Lucius D. Amerson. As the first African American elected sheriff in the deep south since Reconstruction, Amerson was known for enforcing the law fairly and equally among citizens of racially segregated Macon County, Alabama, in 1966. Following a video screening of the life and impact of Sheriff Amerson’s legacy presented by his son, Anthony E. Amerson, will be a panel discussion on the impact of black officers in their community and the swell of recently elected and appointed black sheriffs, police officers, and other law enforcement professionals. After the program, attendees are invited to enjoy the Museum and embark on a guided tour of its collection and exhibitions. Panelists and speakers for this informative discussion are slated to include: Thomas Bowen, Director, Mayor’s Office of Religious Affairs, Washington, DC; Sheriff Paula Dance, First African American Woman Sheriff in North Carolina (Pitt County); Frank Lee, Director, Emergency Management Agency, Macon County, Alabama; Captain Sonia Pruitt, Montgomery County Police Department, Chairperson of the National Black Police Association; Moderator: Anthony E. Amerson, Son of Sheriff Amerson.The tickets identified in this promotion are made available through Goldstar. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by Rising in the Ranks -- The Ascent of African American Officers in connection with this deal.
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