• Fall River Deputy Chief Recognized by Women in Law Enforcement Association


Fall River Deputy Chief Cathleen Lyons Moniz, MPA '03 was recognized recently by the Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement (MAWLE) for her efforts to promote diversity in the Police Department by recruitment of women and minority officers.

Moniz received the Career Achievement Award at MAWLE’s fifth annual conference. MAWLE is comprised of women law enforcement officers throughout the state in various fields, such as corrections, probation, parole and municipal police departments and the state police. The organization was developed five years ago and is designed to promote equality in law enforcement.

The award was presented by MAWLE President Pamela Besold, who nominated Moniz for her outstanding efforts locally in promoting diversity.


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