Boston - Edward Nelson

2016 Director’s Community Leadership Award Recipient

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

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The Boston Division honors Edward Nelson for his selfless efforts to give back to the community and help advance cooperation between law enforcement and Boston’s ethnic and minority groups. Mr. Nelson was the driving force in providing Thanksgiving meals to low-income families through the Neighbors in Need program, and he has partnered with the Chelsea Police Department to provide new coats and hats to underprivileged kids for the cold Boston winters.

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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