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  • thinkin out loud Feb 22, 4:53 p.m.

    Now that's a proud Papa. Congratulations Chief. Raleigh got it right this time!

  • stormtrooper76 Feb 22, 4:21 p.m.

    Congrats to the new Chief!! Glad to see they hired from within.

  • stymieindurham Feb 22, 3:45 p.m.

    "Wow, she's physically fit!" dewpac1 What an idiotic thing to say. You try police work 25-30 years and see what it does to you. In other words - SHUT UP!! Congratulations to a sister in uniform.

  • subanitov Feb 22, 3:45 p.m.

    "I feel safer already....
    25 years at RPD, and Raleigh is just getting safer and safer
    And so it goes" mike275132

    I'm guessing that was sarcasm? I don't think she is at fault for 25 years of moral decay in society.

  • Whosays Feb 22, 3:40 p.m.

    Congrats to her and best of luck, looks like her Dad is so proud, nice to see.

  • mike275132 Feb 22, 3:23 p.m.

    I feel safer already....

    25 years at RPD, and Raleigh is just getting safer and safer

    And so it goes

  • subanitov Feb 22, 3:18 p.m.

    She is being hired for her ability to lead, much like a coach. Football coaches don't have to be able to bench press 400 pounds, basketball coaches don't have to be able to do 360 dunks. I wish her all the best.

  • Frank Downtown Feb 22, 3:00 p.m.

    She is hired for her management ablity not her physical abilies.

  • JohnnyVoodoo Feb 22, 2:55 p.m.

    Only time will tell if she's up to the challenge and can handle this on a full-time regular basis now. But having just said that, I feel like she deserves the opportunity and I hope she make the best of it. I could care less about the black issue, I simply want someone who's best qualified to do the job. Good luck to Chief Brown.

  • dumpcity1962 Feb 22, 2:55 p.m.

    Want to say congrats. to new RPD chief, I think her dedication to law enforcement makes her an asset to the city of Raleigh, as a city employee I say about time, RPD does a very good job. These men and women do at times put it all on the line. And they sometimes don`t get the respect or credit for a job well done. To RPD thank you for what you do.

  • GravyPig Feb 22, 1:59 p.m.

    "Guess you don't subscribe to leading by example. "Do as I say," not as I do...huh?"

    Guess your momma didn't teach you "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all."

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Feb 22, 1:55 p.m.

    For those commenting about her weight, shame on you. I bet you aren't perfect either. And her record has proven she CAN do the job despite her weight. As for those talking about examples, this is a field where employees are suppose to be adults, and adults shouldn't need examples unless they're immature to begin with. So get off it!!!

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Feb 22, 1:52 p.m.

    Blessed for her. She's worked 25 years for this, and she deserves it.

  • NCSU84 Feb 22, 1:18 p.m.

    Good luck. Keep crime to a min and get good repore with the citizens.

  • eightbal1962 Feb 22, 12:59 p.m.

    Congratulations. God speed. You are an inspiration.

  • subanitov Feb 22, 12:58 p.m.

    "Wow, she's physically fit!" dewpac1

    So what? She's the chief of police, not on the track team. She's 49 years old, her days of chasing 18 year old criminals on foot have long been over anyway.

  • ditch Feb 22, 12:43 p.m.

    This is great to hear, she will make a good Chief.

  • Obamacare rises Feb 22, 12:39 p.m.

    So happy for her!!

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