Chaplain Ron Pierce Honored in Washington, D.C. as the Mobile Recipient of the FBI Directors Community Leadership Award
|FBI Mobile March 20, 2009|
Debra K. Mack, Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Mobile Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announces that Chaplain Ron Pierce is the recipient of the 2008 Director’s Community Leadership Award. Annually, each of the 56 FBI field offices nationwide presents this award to one individual who has exhibited exemplary leadership within the community and whose leadership has assisted the FBI and local law enforcement personnel in making communities safer.
Chaplain Pierce was informed of the award in December 2008. Today Friday, March 20, 2009, Chaplain Pierce will attend a formal presentation, in Washington, D.C., where FBI Director Robert Mueller will present a formal award to him and other recipients from across the U.S.
This special award was formally created in 1990 as a way to honor individuals and organizations for their efforts in combating crime, terrorism, drugs, and violence in America.
Chaplain Pierce is the Chaplain for the Mobile Division of the FBI, and the Mobile County Sheriffs Office. Chaplain Pierce’s focus is to provide comfort, compassion, strength, and encouragement during and following tragic circumstances to not only law enforcement but also victims of violence.