Office of the DeKalb County District Attorney

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Sherry Boston, District Attorney


August 19, 2022

Award Recognizing Achievement in Service Presented at NBPA Annual Conference

Decatur, Ga.- DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston was presented with the National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) 2022 President’s Award of Excellence at the organization’s 39th Annual Conference and Job Fair in Houston, Texas on August 3, 2022.

The President’s Award of Excellence is presented each year to an individual that has demonstrated outstanding achievement in service and commitment to furthering the overall goals and objectives of the NBPA; advancement in education, recruitment, retention and promotion of African American prosecutors; perpetuating the history of the profession and the memory of its members; and providing service to our communities.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by the National Black Prosecutors Association in this manner,” said DA Boston. “I stand on the shoulders of those who came before me, and I have a responsibility to mentor those who will come after me. It is an honor and a privilege to serve my community.”

DA Boston served as the Chair for NBPA’s 36th Annual Conference and Job Fair that was held in Atlanta in July 2019. The conference attracted hundreds of participants from prosecution agencies across the country seeking training and insight on a wide array of prosecution strategies, protocols, and best practices.

About the National Black Prosecutors Association

The National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) is the only professional membership organization dedicated to the advancement of blacks as prosecutors. Founded in 1983, the Association’s membership is comprised of prosecutors in the continental United States, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and in Canada. It includes both chief and line prosecutors from local, state and federal offices. In addition to prosecutors, the association’s membership includes law students, former prosecutors, and law enforcement personnel.

NBPA is emerging as the international association of black law enforcement professionals with a reputation for providing education and leadership in the legal profession through its intensive training sessions and multi-disciplined networking. Learn more at