National Black Police Association

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National Black Police Association (NBPA)
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Chairman:Malik Aziz
Website:http://www.blackpolice.org/
The National Black Police Association (NBPA) is a nationwide organization of African American Police Associations that promotes justice, fairness and effectiveness in law enforcement. The NBPA has chartered organizations in the united states as well as associate members in Canada, Bermuda and the United Kingdom. Created in 1972, the NBPA is a non-profit corporation.[1] The mission statement of the NBPA is "To increase the awareness of the community, to be the conscience of the Criminal Justice System, and to enhance the quality of life in the African-American community."[2]

Some major purposes for the NBPA are improving relationships between Police Departments and minority communities; Evaluate policies and programs effects in the Criminal Justice System on minorities; Recruit minorities on a national scale; Eliminate police corruption, police brutality and racial discrimination; And teach police to operate with professionalism and compassion.[3]

History

The NBPA was created in 1972 as a not-for-profit corporation in the state of Illinois.[4]

Leadership

The NBPA is governed by a board of directors. The 2010-2013 national board is composed of seven members, with Malik Aziz as the designated chairman. Additionally there are 15 national delegates.[5]

Elections

There is no data on the NBPA ever making campaign contributions to candidates.[6]

2010 elections

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