Suffolk PD promotes its second ever female chief

Suffolk County Deputy Chief Joann McLaughlin is one of 59 department members whose promotions are being recognized today. McLaughlin is just the second woman in

McLaughlin is just the second woman in the history of the department to be promoted to the rank of chief.

McLaughlin is just the second woman in the history of the department to be promoted to the rank of chief. (10/18/16)

HAUPPAUGE - Suffolk County Deputy Chief Joann McLaughlin was one of 59 department members whose promotions were recognized Tuesday.

McLaughlin is just the second woman in the history of the department to be promoted to the rank of chief.

She says she hopes her promotion inspires other women.

 

 

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