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Derrica N. Wilson
Co-Founder and CEO
Black & Missing Foundation, Inc.

Derrica Wilson

Derrica N. Wilson, Cofounder and CEO of Black and Missing Foundation, Inc., has the passion, energy and drive to make the world a better place for all people, especially children.

Mrs. Wilson was born and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is a loving wife and mother of two, who firmly believes that children deserve love and that their lives matter.

In 2000, Mrs. Wilson began her career in law enforcement with the Arlington County Sheriff's Department in Virginia. After two years there, she accepted a position with the City of Falls Church Police Department, becoming a trailblazer as the first and only African-American female officer. During her career in law enforcement, Mrs. Wilson always looked for ways to improve the communities she served. Through a fresh set of eyes and a heart to serve Mrs. Wilson noticed the need to add and revamp programs to protect children. She implemented and participated in numerous initiatives to make sure children were safe. Lo and behold this seed has been a blessing to so many children and families.

In 2010, Mrs. Wilson switched career paths and began working for the District of Columbia Government. She continues to ensure that all citizens in her path are protected. Mrs. Wilson's integrity and dedication are exemplary.

Mrs. Wilson has been seen on The View, Good Morning America, CNN and TV One just to name a few. She was also featured in Essence, People, and The Washington Post. Mrs. Wilson truly enjoys volunteering her time to educate communities regarding missing persons. She is truly a humble individual, always wearing her cape ready to spring into action.

Mrs. Wilson will continue to be the voice for families to raise awareness of missing persons of color.

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