Police said the woman, who is seven months pregnant, was walking her 5-year-old son to school along with the boy’s 4-year-old brother who was in a stroller.
Fairview, N.J., police Chief Frank Del Vecchio is used to fighting crime on the streets, but he has now decided to take to the streets and run to help those still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
When Sheilah Coley first put on that blue uniform and proudly wore the shield she was just one of 15 female cops on Newark’s police force. Twenty-two years later, she becomes the city’s first female police chief.
Mayor Cory Booker is expected to name veteran officer Sheilah Coley as the first female police chief in Newark’s history.
Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson was to receive the award Friday from the Police Executive Research Forum, a law enforcement think-tank in Washington.