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NCPBA Legislative Chairperson Eva Howard Receives her Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate

On February 16th, Eva Howard received her Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.  The presentation was part of the Commission's regular meeting that was held at the Wake Tech Law Enforcement Training Center in Raleigh. The Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate is awarded to officers for achieving the highest level of excellence through education, professional training, and on-the-job experience.

 
 

Eva is from Voorhees, New Jersey where she graduated from Eastern High School. She later attended Camden County College receiving an Associate’s Degree in Social Science. While attending Camden Community College, she worked as an advocate/community specialist assisting people with mental health diagnoses and special needs. Her work in this area became her passion and continues to this day. In 2006, she relocated to Raleigh to become a trooper with the NC State Highway Patrol. She later transferred to the NC State University Police Department. Her work at NC State led her back to her roots in mental health advocacy. In 2008, she was trained and certified as a Crisis Intervention Officer. She now serves as the lead Detective of the NCSU PD Threat Assessment Unit. In this assignment, she works directly with members of the community who suffer from mental health, crisis, and behavioral issues. She is also a member of a behavioral assessment team that assesses, tracks and reports possible threats within the community. Eva also serves as the CIT Coordinator for her agency.

 
Eva Howard and North Carolina Division President, Randy Byrd
 

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