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Mr. Delacy Davis

Wrong Delacy Davis?

Anti-Police Brutality Activist an...

Local Address: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Adelaide B. Sanford Charter School
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Black Cops
  • Board Member
    East Orange Police Athletic League
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Web References
DeLacy Davis, an anti-police ...
www.finalcall.com, 27 April 2010 [cached]
DeLacy Davis, an anti-police brutality activist and principal of the Adelaide B. Sanford Charter School in Newark, New Jersey, told The Final Call "leadership develops from the ground up, from the needs of the people. I think leadership is many things and somehow we have been unable to pull all of the pieces together because we are only able to win battles, not the wars. But we do have to be careful of corporations picking our leaders," added Mr. Davis, who said he was invited to participate in the forum but had a prior commitment.
"The attitude of the police officers ...
www.afro.com, 20 May 2013 [cached]
"The attitude of the police officers on the street is a reflection of the leadership at the top," said Delacy Davis, founder of Black Cops Against Police Brutality (BCAP).
"If the top sends a clear message that behavior outside of the law is unacceptable and intolerable, then everyone will get that message all the way down the line."
Davis, a retired sergeant from the East Orange (N.J.) Police Department, told the AFRO that corrupt officers should be handled "firmly and by the law.
The Times Herald - News - 07/10/2005 - Panel to improve dialogue between police, residents
www.dailylocal.com, 1 July 2005 [cached]
DeLacy Davis, President of the New Jersey-based organization Black Cops Against Police Brutality, echoed Bono's sentiments.Davis, an East Orange, N.J., police sergeant who visited Norristown in 2004 in response to misconduct complaints, said the board may uncover instances where a perceived problem is actually a benefit for a community.By way of example he said low income areas might not mind a bodega open late or even for 24 hours because they were often the only place to get food in those neighborhoods.He said those stores often drew complaints in more affluent neighborhoods, where the stores might draw loitering children, or crime because of cash on the premises. He said the jury was still out, however, on citizen review committees, which are sometimes successful and other times ineffective.
Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church - CHATS
www.wapc.net, 16 Jan 2007 [cached]
DeLacy Davis, Director of the East Orange Police Athletic League (PAL) will share their story of love and hope as a 14-year-old foster care child searches to find her forever family.
AGBM.com salutes Black Cops Against Police Brutality (BCAP) founder DeLacy Davis
www.agoodblackman.com, 15 Mar 2007 [cached]
Known in the community as Brother De Lacy, Davis is not one to turn his back or hold his tongue in the face of injustice. Disturbed by the high incidence of police brutality in this country, Davis, at great risk to himself and his career, decided to tackle the problem head-on. He spoke out against police officers that use brutality as a means of enforcing the law. In 1991 he founded the community-based organization Black Cops Against Police Brutality, (B-CAP).
Brother Sergeant De Lacy Davis graduated from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He joined the East Orange Police Department in 1986. He is an instructor at the Essex County Police Academy and a New Jersey State-Certified firearms instructor. He has served as the Vice President of the Police Benevolent Association, Local #16, and the executive director of the East Orange Police Athletic League.
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Courageously, Mr. Davis traveled to Havana, Cuba on a humanitarian mission with Pastors for Peace, November 26Th -December1st, 2001.
On December 12, 2001, He was invited to serve on New Jersey Governor-Elect Jim McGreevey's Transition Team for the Department of Corrections.
In 1994, Sergeant Davis was awarded the prestigious Renault Robinson Award by the National Black Police Association, an organization that boasts over 40,000 members nationwide. Mr. Davis has served as the Northeast Region President of the National Black Police Association (1996-2000). De Lacy served as the organization's International Council Representative servicing Bermuda, Canada, Jamaica and England.
On December 10, 1998, Davis was promoted to Sergeant in the East Orange Police Department where he commands the Community Services Unit.
In 1994, De Lacy traveled with a Delegation from Newark, New Jersey to Ghana, West Africa to establish a "Sister City" relationship with the city of Kumasi. In 1996, he traveled to the Republic of South Africa as a NBPA Law Enforcement Delegate to establish community police training. On December 19, 1999, Sister Winnie Mandela was the keynote speaker for B-CAP's Kwanzaa Festival in Newark, New Jersey.
On September 12, 1997, Davis led a Northeast Delegation to Washington, D.C. on behalf of police violence victims where they testified before the Congressional Black Caucus' Committee Hearings on police brutality.
Known in the community as Brother De Lacy, Davis is not one to turn his back or hold his tongue in the face of injustice. Disturbed by the high incidence of police brutality in this country, Davis, at great risk to himself and his career, decided to tackle the problem head-on. He spoke out against police officers that use brutality as a means of enforcing the law. In 1991 he founded the community-based organization Black Cops Against Police Brutality, (B-CAP). In 1993 he was the recipient of the NJ Council of Black Police Association's "Organization of the Year" Award for B-CAP.
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Davis is a popular guest on talk radio nationwide. He's appeared in the Source Magazine, Vibe Magazine and Time Magazine.
De Lacy has played in NJ's official D.A.R.E. band and he's a Prince Hall Free Mason. He has been honored with many awards. Davis has received 12 Police Department Commendations and an "Expert Firearms" award.
De Lacy Davis is a graduate of the Performing Arts High School, Newark, New Jersey and he is an accomplished percussionist, songwriter and producer. He currently resides in Newark, New Jersey.
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