Deputy Chief Staples with Chief Greg Baker and Mayor Don DeGraff
Past NOBLE National President Maurita Bryant Appointed Assistant Superintendent, Allegheny County Police Department
Former Pittsburgh police assistant chief Maurita Bryant has been named assistant superintendent at the Allegheny County Police Department. Bryant, who retired in May after 39 years with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, will join Assistant Superintendent James Morton at the No. 2 position.
Bryant will start June 27.
Before she retired from the Pittsburgh police, Bryant headed investigations. Bryant joined the Pittsburgh police in March 1977 and steadily rose through the ranks, starting as a recruit, she was a supervisor for 23 years. Bryant founded the NOBLE Pittsburgh Chapter and served as chapter president for three consecutive years. She also served as NOBLE Region II Vice President and National President 2012-2013.
Bryant has a master's of administration of criminal justice and a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Point Park University. You can read more on the story here.
NOBLE Member Shawn Staples Appointed Deputy Police Chief of South Holland, IL
June 6, 2016, South Holland, IL--Mayor Don De Graff has appointed Lieutenant Shawn Staples as the city's new Deputy Police Chief. Staples, a graduate of Chicago State University, has nearly 25 years of experience in law enforcement at the state and local levels. He began his career in South Holland in 2002 as a patrol officer, and over the course of a decade, Staples advanced to school resource officer, detective, and to patrol sergeant.
Prior to his tenure with the South Holland Police Department, Staples served nearly 10 years with the State of Illinois Department of Corrections, progressing from correctional officer to in-service training coordinator, academy instructor, and residential counselor.
NOBLE Member Ganiyu Jimoh Promoted to Captain, Baton Rouge City Constable Office
June 20, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA-- Long-time NOBLE member United States marine Corps veteran, Ganiyu Jimoh, Deputy Constable from the Baton Rouge City Constable Office was promoted to the rank of Captain.