Salt Lake City - PAL Pete Suazo Boxing Center

Jerry Silva Receives Director’s Community Leadership Award from Director Comey on April 15, 2016

Jerry Silva accepts the award on behalf of the PAL Pete Suazo Boxing Center.

The Salt Lake City Division honors the South Salt Lake Police Athletic League (PAL) Pete Suazo Boxing Center, which provides students with the opportunity to experience boxing, receive tutoring, take part in community service, and attend workshops focused on safe communities and healthy behaviors. The community impact has been tremendous and has included a notable decrease in crime among young people in South Salt Lake.



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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