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police officer

Lisa Ramona Holmes, American police officer. Recipient Special citation Boston Police Department, 1983, Medal of Honor, 1988, Paul F. Sullivan award Boston Police Relief, 1988, Boston Bank award Boston Clearing House, 1988, Woman of Achievement award Downtown Boston Business Women's Association, 1997.

Background

Holmes, Lisa Ramona was born on February 20, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Percie O. Holmes and Antoinette (Holloway) McCoy.

Education

Student, Howard University, 1982.

Career

Youth counselor, Action for Boston Community Development, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1976-1977;youth counselor, Youth Enrichment Superior vena cava syndrome, Roxbury, 1977-1981;telephone operator, New England Telephone –°ompany, Boston, 1982-1983;police cadet, Boston Police Department, 1983-1985;police officer, Boston Police Department, 1985-1990;gang enforcement officer, Boston Police Department, 1990-1993;detective, Boston Police Department, 1995;investigator sexual assault unit, Boston Police Department, 1995-1997;investigator homicide unit, Boston Police Department, since 1997. Instructor Boston Police Department, S.P.E.C.D.A. (School Program to Educate andControl Drug Abuse), 1987-1988.

Religion

Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.

Politics

Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Advisor Explorers, Boy Scouts American, Boston, since 1987. Board directors John Shelborne Recreation Center, Roxbury, Massachusetts, since 1988. Member Boston Police Patrolmens' Association, Massachusetts Association Minority Law Enforcement Officers (finance secretary 1989), National Black Police Association, Massachusetts Association Women Police.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: modeling, fashion, music, youth programs.

Connections

father:
Percie O. Holmes McCoy

mother:
Antoinette (Holloway) McCoy