• Arizona Black Law Enforcement Employees


  • Congratulations on the induction of our New President,

    Latasha Hampton!!

    Latasha Hampton is a Sergeant with the Tempe, AZ, Police Department and has been a long standing and active member of ABLE since 2004. Latasha has been with the Tempe Police Department for over 19 years and has served as an officer, detective, school resource officer and now sergeant. Latasha has been deeply involved in the community and brings a wealth of knowledge, energy and new ideas to lead our organization into the future. We Welcome Latasha with open arms and full support as she leads going forward.

  • Our Mission

    ABLE's mission is to educate and promote a positive image of law enforcement employees to the community, to invest in the youth of our community through partnerships in order to further their law enforcement careers; and to actively recruit qualified candidates from the African American community at large to pursue careers in law enforcement and throughout the criminal justice industry .

    ABLE is a non-profit 501.(c)3 organization.

    Federal Tax ID #73-1633083

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    ABLE is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

    Federal Tax ID #73-1633083

  • History of ABLE

    Click here to learn more about the history of ABLE.

    A.J. Miller/Jerry Oliver Sr.

    President (1977 - 1985)

    George Henderson

    President (1986 - 1991)

    Troy Holland

    President (1992-1993)

    Harold Sanders

    President (1998 - 2000)

    Terry Yahweh

    President (2000 - 2012) (2015-2017)

    Spencer Preston

    President (2015)

    Latasha Hampton

    President (2021 - Present)

    Geoffrey Heard

    President (2012 - 2014) (2017 - 2021)

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    Arizona Police Agencies & Employment Opportunities!
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    Maricopa County Attorney's Office - Investigations

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    Scottsdale Police Department

    Surprise Police Department

    Tempe Police Department


    Partners, Programs and Mentoring

    Mesa Community College



    Phoenix Job Corps

    City of Phoenix

    Humble Strength

    ABLE is a Non-Profit 501.(c)3 organization.

    Federal Tax ID #73-1633083

    EVIT - East Valley Institute of Technology

    Franklin Police and Fire High School

    South Mountain High School

  • ABLE Newsletter

    Beyond The Blue

    Volume 17 - Issue 1

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    Beyond The Blue

    2000 - 2016

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    Archived Editions

  • Contact Us

    Questions, Comments, Event Invitations and Suggestions are Welcomed!

    PO Box 24074
    Phoenix, AZ 85074
    (480) 316-8900