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Chief Manger Receives Keeper of the American Dream Award

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 6, 2017

On October 5, the National Immigration Forum (N.I.F) presented its Keeper of the American Dream Award to Chief J. Thomas Manger of the Montgomery County Police Department. The N.I.F., founded in 1982, recognizes, “Heroes who embody the spirit of immigrant achievement and the American dream and contribute to the well-being of immigrants in America.”

Chief Manger, along with fellow honoree Chief Art Acevedo of Houston, Texas, head up the forum’s Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force (LEITF). This task force includes police chiefs and sheriffs from all over the United States who are dealing, every day, with public safety in immigrant communities. Chief Manger has influenced well-thought out positions that balance law enforcement’s duty to uphold the rights of all, work with federal partners, earn and maintain the community’s trust, and most of all, keep everyone in the community safe.

Previous award winners include J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr., Chairman of the Marriott Corporation, Mr. Hikmet Ersek, President and CEO of Western Union, José Andrés, President/Chef at ThinkFoodGroup, and Ms. Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.

Michael Gonda - Chobani Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Chief Art Acevedo - Houston Police Department, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon - Ambassador, General Superintendent Emerita, The Wesleyan Church, Chief J. Thomas Manger - Montgomery County, Maryland Police DepartmentMichael Gonda - Chobani Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Chief Art Acevedo - Houston Police Department, Dr. Jo Anne Lyon - Ambassador, General Superintendent Emerita, The Wesleyan Church, Chief J. Thomas Manger - Montgomery County, Maryland Police Department (Original Image)


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Release ID: 17-317
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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