Houston - K9s4Cops
The Houston Division honors K9s4Cops, a Houston-based non-profit that provides trained K9s to protect underfunded communities by reducing drug trafficking and violent crime. Since its inception in 2010, K9s4Cops has provided more than 100 K9 units to departments in 29 states. These animals help find explosives, narcotics, and weapons in some of our nation’s most at-risk communities.
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:
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