Deputy Chief LaTesha Watson of the Arlington, Texas, Police Department has been selected as Henderson’s new police chief.

“Latesha Watson brings proven leadership skills, extensive law enforcement experience and a vision for building on the success of the Henderson Police Department to the role of police chief. As the next leader of our police force, her number one job will be making sure Henderson remains one of the safest cities in America,” Henderson City Manager Bob Murnane said.  (More)

For The First Time in History, North Carolina Has 6 Black Female Police Chiefs

“We’ve broken a glass ceiling.”
By Lilly Workneh


Six black women currently hold the title of police chief in North Carolina, marking the first time this has happened in state history, according to WRAL. (more) ...



 

VP Anamaria Gonzalez and Treasurer Mario Chaparro during
Welcome Week at Cal State University Dominguez Hills
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PORTLAND, Ore.
Deputy Chief Danielle Outlaw
of the Oakland Police Department has been named
the new Portland Police Chief.
Detroit Deputy Chief Ulysha Renee Hall will be the first female to serve as Police Chief in Dallas, TX 
We regretfully announce the passing of former Inglewood PD Chief of Police, Chief Raymond Johnson, August 1, 2017 
Gina Hawkins, Deputy Chief of the Clayton County, Georgia, Police Department, was announced Tuesday as Fayetteville’s Police Chief. 
Pasadena native Richard Bell will be sworn in as the first African-American Chief of Police for the City of West Covina
Veteran Police Chief Kenton W. Rainey has been named the new chief of police for the University of Chicago Police Department, effective July 1.