(Ft. Lauderdale) HAPCOA National President Richard Rosa attended the opening plenary session on Monday, July 30th for the 42th Annual National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) training conference and exhibition.  NOBLE’s conference theme:  A NOBLE Focus on Collaboration and Unity.  This year’s keynote speaker was Robert E. Perez Deputy Commissioner – U.S. Customs Border and Border Protection (CBP). At the opening session there were 50+ VIPs from all levels of government on the dais and approximately 500 people in attendance. HAPCOA continues to have a longstanding and positive relationship with NOBLE which has been in existence for many decades.  Throughout the years, both organizations have supported and collaborated with each other on issues of mutual interest. 

Clarence E. Cox III (National President – NOBLE) and Richard Rosa (National President - HAPCOA