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Former Chicago Police Officer and NBPA Founder, Renault Robinson, Also To Speak At The National Black Police Association (NBPA) Conference

 

Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) — There will be an opening session on August 16, 2011, beginning at 11:00 a.m., in Regency B, 2nd Floor of Hyatt McCormick Place Hotel in downtown Chicago. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy will give a keynote address to the delegates of the National Black Police Association (NBPA) along with National Chair Malik Aziz, and various other dignitaries. The opening session will mark the beginning of a week-long conference where black police officers from around the nation and abroad will attend workshops and have discussions on relevant issues in criminal justice.

The event will mark the beginning of the 39th Annual National Black Police Association National Education and Training Conference. It will be their first time in Chicago since 1978. It also will bring Renault Robinson to the forefront to address the delegates on August 20, 2011, at 7pm, in Regency A, 2nd Floor. Robinson is famous for challenging the Chicago Police Department’s adverse practices in the 1960’s and was the subject of the critically acclaimed book, The Man Who Beat Clout City, by Robert McClory. Robinson is also the founding father of the NBPA and first information officer.

TUESDAY
PRAYER BREAKFAST – 8:30 AM – APOSTLE KEVIN DEAN – REGENCY A/ CHICAGO MCCORMICK
OPENING SESSION – 11:00 AM – SUPERINTENDENT GARRY F. MCCARTHY REGENCY A
PLENARY SESSION – 2:30 PM – “NBPA Platforms: Past Present and Future

WEDNESDAY
WORKSHOPS – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
NBPA BASKETBALL GAME – 6:30 PM – CHICAGO’S ORR ACADEMY
SCHOLARSHIP DANCE – 9:00 PM – CHICAGO MCCORMICK/REGENCY A

THURSDAY
WORKSHOPS – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
AWARDS LUNCHEON – 11:00 AM – 1ST DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT AL WYSINGER – REGENCY A

MEMORIAL MARCH – 6:00 PM – MARCH AND STOP FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE IN FRONT OF THE RESIDENCE OF THOMASWORTHAM (KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN FRONT OF HIS HOME)

MEMORIAL SERVICE – 7:00 PM – DR. JON MCCOY – ST. MARK’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

FRIDAY
WORKSHOPS / REGIONAL MEETINGS – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SATURDAY
NATIONAL AWARDS BANQUET – RENAULT ROBINSON – REGENCY A/CHICAGO MCCORMICK
For more information, contact the National Office at
855-879-6272 /nationaloffice@blackpolice.org or visit www.blackpolice.org

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