The Board of Trustees for the Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame announced Friday the 2014 inductees into the Criminal Justice Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3rd at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick.
Established by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, the Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame honors outstanding professionals who have worked to improve and uphold the principles of the criminal justice system in Rhode Island.
Inductees into the Hall of Fame are nominated and selected by the Criminal Justice Hall of Fame Board of Trustees. Inductees include local and state law enforcement professionals, academics, judges, attorneys and other professionals who have made a significant impact in the criminal justice system through personal and professional achievements.
“The Criminal Justice Hall of Fame allows us to pay tribute to thededication of all who chose a career in the criminal justice profession,” said Attorney General Kilmartin. “Each inductee has played a critical role in furthering the excellence in our criminal justice system and they are each true public servants.”
Commenting on the inductees, Rhode Island State Police Colonel Steven G. O’Donnell, who is a member of the Criminal Justice Hall of Fame Board of Trustees, said, “From protecting the safety and security of our communities to eliciting truth and ensuring due process of law, the thousands of men and women who make up our criminal justice system help make our system of law the finest in the world. Rhode Island is fortunate to have so many fine individuals committed to excellence in our criminal justice system.”
The 2014 class includes: