Women’s History Month

Celebrating Philadelphia Women in March!

Philadelphia Police Commissioner – Commissioner Danielle Outlaw

Commissioner Outlaw is the first African American woman appointed to serve as Commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department. It is the fourth largest police department in the country with more than 6,300 sworn officers and 800 civilian employees.

Philadelphia Sheriff – Rochelle Bilal

Sheriff Bilal is the first African American woman elected to serve in the city of Philadelphia in the 181-year history of the Philadelphia Sheriff’s office. Sheriff Bilal is a 27-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department.

Chief of Philadelphia County Probation and Parole – Darlene V. Miller

Darlene Miller made history as the first female to hold the position of Chief of Philadelphia County Probation and Parole.

Administrative Judge Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas – Jacqueline F. Allen

The high court appointed Judge Jacqueline F. Allen as administrative judge of the trial division of Common Pleas Court, which includes the busiest and most prestigious criminal and civil courtrooms.

Chief Public Defender in Philadelphia – Keir Bradford Grey

Keir Bradford-Grey began her tenure as Chief Defender, following service as Chief Defender of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Commissioner Philadelphia Prisons – Blanche Carney

Blanche Carney began her career with the Philadelphia Department of Prisons as a Social Worker. Ms. Carney is the first woman to head the agency.