Belinda Brewer, Anaheim PD’s first-ever female captain, embarks on her new role in charge of the Operations Support Division today.
No mention was made of the historical significance of her promotion at least week’s promotion and retirement ceremony – “perhaps a positive sign of a move toward gender equity,” says the Orange County Register in a story published today.
“I realize it is a historically significant moment; I just don’t want to make a big deal of it,” Brewer told the newspaper. “I’d rather people look at the quality of the job I’ve done and recognize that it is the reason that I have advanced.”
To read the rest of the Register story, click here.