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Breaking down barriers; police now have their first female lieutenant
[Portland, ME]


March 15, 2001
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Breaking down barriers; police now have their first female lieutenant
[Portland, ME]

David Hench Staff Writer
March 12, 2001 Monday, Final Edition
Copyright 2001 Blethen Maine Newspapers, Inc.
Portland Press Herald
March 12, 2001 Monday, Final Edition

(PORTLAND, Maine) --Twenty-five years ago, Judy Ridge was a clerk in the police department - as close to real police work as women typically came back then.

Friday, Ridge was promoted to lieutenant, the first woman in the department's history to achieve that rank.

Full story: Breaking down barriers; police now have their first female lieutenant
[Portland, ME]





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