• Scholarships

    If you would like to apply for one of the ABLE scholarships, click the link below.

    Awards Nominations

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    If you would like to donate to the ABLE Organization, click the button below.

  • ABLE Membership (Annual)

    ABLE Membership (Annual)

    50.00 - 100.00
    A full member is reserved for current and former employees of a criminal justice agency and carries voting rights, along with free admission to the ABLE Criminal Justice Conference for that year.

    An Associate member is reserved for a supporter of ABLE that has NOT been employed with any criminal justice agency and does not carry any voting rights. This membership is eligible for a reduced rate to attend the ABLE Criminal Justice Conference for that year.


    100.00 - 10,000.00
    Sponsor students to attend the ABLE Criminal Justice Conference to gain knowledge and network with practicing professionals.
    Police Department Hiring Link

    Police Department Hiring Link

    If you would like to display your department's hiring information, via a link, on our website for one full year, please email ABLE and provide a JPEG, PNG or other digital image to display.
  • 2021 ABLE Criminal Justice Conference

    Community and Law Enforcement - "What's Going On?"

    Schedule of Events

    Wednesday, October 20th, 2021


    8:00AM - 8:25AM / Opening Welcome Ceremony

    Invocation - Emmanuel Church of God in Christ - Assistant Pastor Desmond Sweet


    Arizona Informant Co-Publisher / COO Board Chair - Cloves Campbell Jr

    City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallegos

    City of Avondale Police Chief Memo Espinoza

    City of Phoenix City Manager Jeffrey Barton

    South Phoenix Justice Court Judge Cody Williams

    National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc (Phoenix Chapter) President Donna Williams Esq.


    8:30AM - 9:25AM / What to Do When Stopped by the Police

    (ret) City of Phoenix Lieutenant Cheryl Gipson Thurman

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone

    Department of Public Safety Colonel Heston Siebert

    City of Surprise Chief Benny Pina

    City of Surprise Assistant Chief Chuck Morin

    City of Goodyear Lieutenant Jeff Carrion


    9:30AM - 10:25AM / What's Going On - 2021

    (ret) City of Phoenix Municipal Court Judge Carol Berry

    AzABSE President and Founder Zel Fowler

    National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc (Phoenix Chapter) President Donna Williams Esq.


    10:30AM - 11:30AM / ABLE Awards & Scholarships Presentation




    Thursday, October 21st, 2021

    8:30AM - 10:00AM / Internal and External Challenges of Black Officers in Law Enforcement

    City of Tempe Detective Latasha Hampton




    10:10AM - 11:10AM / Future Recruitment Challenges

    AZPOST - Deputy Director Ben Henry



    11:15AM - 12:15PM / Building Mental Muscle Memory

    (ret) City of Tempe Officer Lindsay McCall Long

    EEOC Regional Attorney, Mary Jo O’Neill
    Chief Special Agent – Attorney General’s Office Reginald “Reggie” Grigsby



    12:15PM / Closing of Ceremonies

  • Conference Information

    2020 ABLE Criminal Justice Conference


    20/20 Vision

    October 7 - 8, 2020



    ABLE & NBPA Criminal Justice Conferences

    2004 - 2019


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