Commemoration of Battle
Carving a Pathway to Justice:
Mentorship & Consciousness
The Battle Continues...
The Battle Continues... is an exciting and unique initiative that is designed to engage and inspire law enforcement. This multi-directional timeline is meant to show the narratives over the past century.
In 1911, Samuel J. Battle became the first NYPD officer. He provided us with a narrative of what it was like to be the first Black police officer. The beginning of this narrative started 110 years ago. We are asking today's law enforcement professionals to:
Learn about Samuel J. Battle, his heroics, and his journey.
As law enforcement professionals today, if you see a story you can relate to, share it with us on that timeline.
Readers, share your thoughts below and tell us your thoughts.