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Black Law Enforcement Celebrate Women’s History Month

Grand Council of Guardians 11th Annual Event Hosted by Councilman Andre Wallace

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

Khadija Faison

NYPD Sergeant

Rev. Kymberly Clemons Jones

Exec. Director Roosevelt Comm. Revitalization Group

LaMonica Joye Hayes

NYS Parole Officer

Deanna Bunch

NYC Deputy Sheriff

Alastacia Bryan

NYC Correction Officer

Felisha Mercier

M.T.A. Police Officer

Clara Gillens Eromosele

Progressive Management Group CEO

Etonya Lee Bonds-Conn

Westchester Correction Sergeant

Jahajah Shaw
Dep. Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis Community Service Awards

The Grand Council of Guardians awarded Councilman Wallace the Chairperson Award 


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Damon K. Jones is an Activist, Author, and Publisher of Black Westchester Magazine, a Black-owned and operated newspaper based in Westchester County, New York. Mr. Jones is a Holistic Health Practitioner, First Aid in Mental Health Practioner, Diet, and Nutrition Advisor, and Vegan, Vegetarian Nutrition Life Coach. Mr. Jones is a 31 year Law Enforcement Practioner, New York Representative of Blacks in Law Enforcement of America. Mr. Jones has been a guest commentator on New York radio stations WBLS (107.5 FM), WLIB (1190 am), WRKS (98.7 FM), WBAI (99.5 FM), and Westchester's WVOX (1460 am). Mr. Jones has appeared on local television broadcasts, including Westchester News 12 “News Makers” and Public Television “Winbrook Pride. You can now hear Damon every Wednesday at 830 AM on WFAS 1230 AM, Morning with Bob Marone Show.
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