Annette Jolin

Author's Entries

  • Charles Alexander Moose (1953–2021)

    Charles Moose was the first African American to hold the position of Chief of Police in Portland and, at age thirty-nine, one of the youngest. He was also the only chief with a doctoral degree. During his tenure from 1993 to 1999, Portland became known for the effectiveness of its …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Penny Ledyard Orazetti Harrington (1942–2021)

    On January 24, 1985, Penny Ledyard Orazetti Harrington was sworn in as Portland Police Chief, the first woman in the United States to lead a major police department. Since joining the force in 1964, she had made it her mission to remove the obstacles that had prevented women, in Portland …

    Oregon Encyclopedia