First Female Captain Starts New Role Today

Belinda Brewer, Anaheim PD’s first-ever female captain, embarks on her new role in charge of the Operations Support Division today.

Capt. Brewer chats with retiring Lt. Chris Sayers at last week's retirement/promotion ceremony

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.

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