The Grand Council of Guardians Inc., an organization of African-American law enforcement that consist of different fraternal law enforcement organizations in the state of New York held its 11th annual Women’s History Month Event in Mt. Vernon City Hall. The event was hosted by Councilman Andre Wallace.
“This is the first time that this event will be held in the county of Westchester. I am honored to have so many powerful women in Law Enforcement within the Mount Vernon City Council Chambers”, said Councilman Wallace.
The event recognized the contributions of women of African decent in the Justice System within the various fraternal organizations throughout the state of New York.
Grand Council Chairman, Charles Billups took time to recognize the accomplishments of our youth. Jahajah Shaw of Mt. Vernon received the Community Service Award.
New York City Correction Guardians paid tribute and honored Alastacia Bryan. Officer Byan was untimely killed last year.
Westchester County Correction Sergeant, Etonya Lee Bonds-Conn was also honored.
Other honorees were:
Sergeant, Wanda L. Gelzer-Miller
NYS Correction Sergeant
Hon. Faviola Soto
NYS Supreme Court Judge
Director Candace Sandy
NYC Probation Director for Press & Communications
Rev. Kymberly Clemons Jones
Exec. Director Roosevelt Comm. Revitalization Group
LaMonica Joye Hayes
NYS Parole Officer
NYC Deputy Sheriff
NYC Correction Officer
M.T.A. Police Officer
Clara Gillens Eromosele
Progressive Management Group CEO
Etonya Lee Bonds-Conn
Westchester Correction Sergeant
Dep. Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis Community Service Awards
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