Albuquerque - Justina Pedro

2016 Director’s Community Leadership Award Recipient

FBI Director James Comey presents Albuquerque Division recipient Justina Pedro with the Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) at a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 28, 2017.

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The Albuquerque Division honors Justina Pedro for her work as an outspoken advocate for female victims of domestic violence. A violent assault victim herself, Ms. Pedro volunteers her time educating law enforcement officers, advocates, counselors, and legal professionals on the importance of a team approach in working domestic violence cases. By sharing her story, Ms. Pedro has empowered other victims of domestic violence to stand up for themselves.

FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders

In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 28, 2017, Director James B. Comey recognized the recipients of the 2016 Director’s Community Leadership Award. These leaders, selected by their area FBI field office, have demonstrated outstanding contributions to their local communities through service. The FBI is grateful for the work of each of these individuals and organizations on behalf of their communities.

“This year’s honorees have distinguished themselves in remarkable ways through their hard work, their leadership, and their strength of character," said Director Comey. “Time and again, today's award recipients have put others before themselves.”

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2016 DCLA Winners

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