Come hear Hazel Crest Chief of Police Mitchell R. Davis III, M.S.C.J. talk about the relationship between Law Enforcement of and Minority Communities.
Chief Davis is a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), where he is a member of the National Executive Board and the National Education and Training Committee. He was appointed to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Juvenile Justice and Child Protection Committee in 2017. He serves as an Executive Board member and Training Committee Chairperson for the South Suburban Association of Chiefs of Police.
Chief Davis serves as the chairman for the Southland Juvenile Justice Council, which seeks to divert juveniles in south suburban Cook County from the criminal justice system. He is a member of the NBC 5 Community Action Board, which is an advisory board that works to display positive images and activities in our communities in the media. He served as a member of the Cook County Gun Violence Task Force, which developed suggestions to reduce gun violence in Cook County. He serves as an executive board member of the E-Com Consolidated Dispatch Center, which services nine south suburban communities of Chicago. He also serves as a member of the Cook County Interoperability Advisory Council, which works to ensure interoperability between agencies in Cook County and statewide.
Chief Davis is also a certified trainer and facilitator for NOBLE’s “The Law and Your Community.” He developed and taught life-skills classes for the Nike Corporation for 13 years to professional basketball prospects. He also developed and taught a 10-week life-skills program for homeless inter-city young men who are HIV positive, gay, and homeless. He was a guest presenter at Governors State University for 10 years, and was a professor in the Criminal Justice Department for Westwood College. He has also served as a Police Liaison Officer for 27 years at south suburban Chicago high schools.