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Posted on: July 19, 2023

[ARCHIVED] EOPD Police Chief Phyllis L. Bindi to Receive Honorary Doctorate and Humanitarian Leadership Award

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East Orange, NJ, July 19, 2023: East Orange Police Chief Phyllis L. Bindi, the City of East Orange’s first female police chief and a 32-year veteran of the force, has been selected to receive an Honorary Doctorate and the Humanitarian Platinum Leadership Award from the Institute of Public Policy and Diplomacy Research (IPPDR) and the Humanitarian Focus Foundation located in the United Nation’s Headquarters in New York City. 

An exclusive special reception will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2023 in the Delegate’s Dining Room at the United Nations by invitation only.

This prestigious event celebrates and amplifies the efforts of exceptional leaders who dedicate their lives to improving society and advocating for the United Nations agenda of promoting harmony, peace, and sustainable development. Bindi is one of 40 individuals from around the world who will receive recognition for their life’s work. 

“We sincerely appreciate your bravery and the genuine love and care you demonstrate toward the community. Your selfless efforts have had a significant impact, making a difference in the lives of countless individuals. Your dedication to upholding human rights and your invaluable humanitarian work has not gone unnoticed,” said Dr. Andrise Bass, Global Peace Ambassador and Founder of the Institute of Public Policy and Diplomacy. “Individuals like you exemplify the true spirit of service and inspire others to follow in your footsteps. Your unwavering commitment and tireless efforts serve as an inspiration to us all.” 

Bindi will be attending the event accompanied by Mayor Ted R. Green, First Lady June Green and a host of colleagues, family and friends. 

To learn more about the event and organization, please visit


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