ALPACT (Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust) is hosting its 1st Annual Awards Banquet with the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., U.S. Attorney General, as the keynote speaker.
During this event, a special awards ceremony will be held to formally recognize those individuals whose devotion, dedication and service to the community are recognized as unprecedented by ALPACT. Awards will be given out to an outstanding youth, law enforcement and community member.
The banquet will be held at the Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit on Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. WJBK Fox 2 News Anchor Huel Perkins will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.
ALPACT is a community-based coalition launched in 1996 to create dialogue and honest discussion between community and law enforcement agencies in southeastern Michigan. ALPACT is comprised of more than 100 leaders from federal, state and law enforcement agencies, as well as, civil rights and community organizations. Convening on a monthly basis, these law enforcement agencies and community organizations have continued to collaborate on issues affecting police-community relations.