SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski recognized the strong women of the department Tuesday.
In honor of Women’s History Month, they gathered past and present women of the department for a historic group photograph.
“Our police force must mirror the community it serves and these women are invaluable members of the SLCPD team,” Biskupski shared in a tweet.
Chief Brown said he is so proud to work side by side with the strong leading women.
This afternoon, @ChiefMikeBrown and I got to say thank you to all the courageous women – past and present – of the @slcpd. Our police force must mirror the community it serves and these women are invaluable members of the SLCPD team. pic.twitter.com/XAYdaOTjGG— Mayor J. Biskupski (@slcmayor) March 19, 2019
For #NationalWomensMonth we had past and present women of the @slcpd get together today for a picture. Thank you @slcmayor for joining us! I am so proud to work side by side with these strong leading women! pic.twitter.com/dEhQWE9mw4— Chief Mike Brown (@ChiefMikeBrown) March 20, 2019
More pics from today. Retired @slcpd Captain Judy Denker, hired in 1973 and served 30yrs! She stands next to her first uniform, yes a skirt! What a #pioneer for female officers today. Thank you, Judy for your outstanding service #WomensHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/xlIXPolmuM— Chief Mike Brown (@ChiefMikeBrown) March 20, 2019