Birmingham - National Children’s Advocacy Center

Chris Newlin Receives Director’s Community Leadership Award from Director Comey on April 15, 2016

Chris Newlin accepts the award on behalf of the National Children’s Advocacy Center.

The Birmingham Division honors the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC), which revolutionized the country’s response to child sexual abuse and serves as a model for more than 900 Children’s Advocacy Centers now operating worldwide. The NCAC, which celebrated 30 years of service in 2015, educates thousands of people each year to recognize and support maltreated children.


FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders

In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 15, 2016, Director James B. Comey recognized the recipients of the 2015 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 done extraordinary good across communities in this country and have made a lasting difference,” said Director Comey. “Thank you for that good, thank you for what you represent, and thank you for inspiring not just the FBI but this entire country.”

Recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award are: 

Albany                            Memphis         
BirminghamNew Haven
BostonNew Orleans
BuffaloNew York
CincinnatiOklahoma City      
El PasoRichmond
HoustonSalt Lake City
IndianapolisSan Antonio
JacksonSan Diego
JacksonvilleSan Francisco
Kansas CitySan Juan
Las VegasSpringfield
Little RockSt. Louis
Los AngelesTampa
LouisvilleWashington Field


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