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Anthony Bell

Meet Your Training Director

Mr. Anthony E. Bell, Sr., started his career in law enforcement as a patrol officer with the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia. During his time in law enforcement, he became passionate about training, service, and counseling.

Bell incorporated "Tony's Boxing & Fitness," recently moving the center to Mount Olivet Road in northeast DC. He specializes in strength and conditioning and is certified as a Level II boxing coach, trained by the Potomac Valley Association, and by the United States Amateur Boxing, Inc. He has obtained his Boxing Manager's License and is currently seeking his Promoter's License.

He has served as a physical trainer to the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Hospital Center, Washington Center for the Aging and R.A.D., Inc. Positions he has held include:

Sergeant of the Youth Division | Watch Commander of the Child Abuse and Neglect Section | Director of the Police Boys and Girls Summer Camp | Director of Education of NBS Law Enforcement Academy | Executive Officer of the Prince George's Municipal Police Academy | Director of Safety Management for Southern Management Corporation | Deputy Director and faculty member of Prince George's Community College's Criminal Justice Training Center | Trainer and Special Projects Manager and Operations Manager of the Washington Hospital Center.

Anthony Bell has been active in civic organizations for many years, he is a Past Master of Prince Hall Masons, Big Brother of the National Capital Area, former member of the Board of Directors of Concerned Citizens Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Past President of the Holy Family Catholic Youth Organization, Past President of Potomac High School's Parent/Teacher's Association, and Mentor for the Prince George's Community College's Black Student Retention Program, and Past President of Potomac Valley Association.

He has provided counseling services, written articles for Women's Issues and Concerns (WIC), and has counseled residents/inmates of the Prince George's Detention Center and other institutions. He was a member of the Prince George's County Municipal Chief's Association and a Criminal Justice Instructor, certified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission. He was Project Director of a Federal Grant from Maryland State Governor Glendening's office of Violence Against Women. In that capacity, he trained over 300 sheriff's, police officers, deputies, and civilians from 37 area police departments on the proper handling of Domestic Violence cases.

Metropolitan Fitness and Safety Academy

He has served as a consultant for several prestigious law firms in the Washington area and has written speeches for several politicians in the area. He retired from the Metropolitan Police Department and currently owns and operates the Metropolitan Fitness and Safety Academy and serves as its' President and CEO. Additionally, he taught physical training and life skills for American Community Partnership, a community-based construction apprenticeship school, and does training in law enforcement and police procedures for special police and security agencies. He currently serves as a mental health consultant with one of the largest and most prestigious mental health corporations in America. He is currently President of The Boxing Information Council located at the D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C.