Association of Black Law Enforcers supports programs that address the
needs of its law enforcement members as well as the concerns of the
Consultation with senior members of police services, association
representatives and Police Services Boards, to maintain fair and
equitable employment opportunities.
A.B.L.E. provides support and guidance to potential law enforcement
applicants on a one to one basis. To promote a positive perspective on
policing a diverse community, A.B.L.E. addresses graduating classes at
the Ontario Police College.
A.B.L.E. is frequently called upon to conduct rap sessions with
students at middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities. In
this environment students are able to express concerns, receive
information and ask questions relating to criminal justice matters in
an informal manner.
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A.B.L.E. is concerned about the alarming number of black and racial
minority youth who are involved in the criminal justice system. These
workshops are designed to educate youths on their rights and
responsibilities as it pertains to interaction with law enforcement
officials and discourage negative involvement in the criminal justice
PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND FORUMS
A.B.L.E. has and continues to consult with agencies such as the Special
Investigations Unit (S.I.U.) to discuss issues that affect both the
police and the black and racial minority community. The organization
also participates in and co-sponsors criminal justice forums that deal
with topics of concern to the community as a whole.
LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER EXPO
In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, A.B.L.E. presents
an annual award to a Humber College Law Enforcement Program student.
This award is presented during the school's Annual Student Recognition
In association with a variety of agencies, to promote career
opportunities, A.B.L.E. hosts an annual career fair. This exposition is
directed at university, college and high school students. The
objectives are to:
- create an environment where black and racial
minority professionals can expose youth and the community to a wide
range of career options
- to reinforce the “Stay in
School” message and emphasize the need for young people to prepare
themselves for skill requirements that are constantly changing
provide all of the participating services, agencies and organizations
with an opportunity to continue to build and maintain meaningful
partnerships with the diverse communities they serve.
If you would like to contribute to any of our programs, please fill out our donation form.