On Friday, Sept. 19, Mount Vernon Detective David Clarke received the Organizational Award from the Grand Council of Guardians and Blacks In Law Enforcement of America.
Detective Clark has sacrificed his own time to mentor children through an organization he co-founded and has given over 30 thousand dollars in financial assistance to students in Mt. Vernon High School and taken Mt. Vernon youth to China once a year.
Ronald Hampton retired from the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department after twenty-three years of service as Community Relations Officer. He is reputed for his outstanding work, with the citizens of the Third District in Washington, D.C. in crime prevention and community participation and relations.
His extensive experience and knowledge in community relations and policing has resulted in education and training opportunities for Mr. Hampton locally, nationally, and internationally. He is the immediate past Executive Director of the National Black Police Association, Inc.