Manchester officer honored for child advocacy with Susan B. Anthony Award

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Lt. Nicole Ledoux, recipient of a 2016 Susan B. Anthony Award, with Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas.
Lt. Nicole Ledoux, recipient of a 2016 Susan B. Anthony Award, with Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas.

MANCHESTER, NH – On October 26, 2016 Lt. Nicole Ledoux of the Manchester Police Juvenile Division was honored to be a recipient of the 2016 Susan B. Anthony Award at a ceremony at Southern New Hampshire University.

Susan B. Anthony provided a legacy of hope and advocacy on behalf of the rights of women throughout our country. That legacy lives on today through the work of YWCA New Hampshire. The award recognizes the contributions of outstanding women who live or work in New Hampshire and exemplify the ideals of Susan B. Anthony.

Lt. Ledoux has served the city for 21 years, and has worked as a patrol officer, community police officer, school resource officer and a Child Abuse and Sexual Exploitation investigator.  She is currently the Supervising Lieutenant of the Juvenile Investigative Unit and the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Investigative Unit. Lt. Ledoux is also a member of the Attorney General’s Task force On Child Abuse and Neglect and the New Hampshire Task force on Human Trafficking. She is the Executive Board Member at Granite State Children’s Alliance (Child Advocacy Centers), the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and is a Pediatric Advisory Board member for the Mary and John Elliot Foundation at Elliot Hospital.

Susan B. Anthony believed passionately in and worked for civil and political rights, equality and dignity for all people, and is most notably recognized for her activist efforts to obtain the right to vote for women. Each year, the recipient of the Susan B. Anthony award is recognized for her contributions to other women and the community and the way in which she has demonstrated one or more of Susan B. Anthony’s qualities. These values can be demonstrated in any aspect of her life:  personal, professional, volunteer, etc.

 

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