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Darby Twp. Swears In First African American Female Police Chief

History was made in Darby Township Wednesday night. Regina Price became the first African American woman to serve as a police chief in Delaware County and only the second in Pennsylvania. NBC10's Keith Jones spoke to Chief Price during her swearing-in ceremony. (Published Thursday, April 14, 2016)

Darby Township made history as they welcomed their new police chief.

Regina Price was sworn-in as the first black female police chief in Delaware County Wednesday night.

Price recently retired from Florida's Riviera Beach Police Department after 30 years of service and was chosen for the position following a national search.

Price began her career in 1986 with the Riviera Beach Police Department. She was nominated for Police Officer of the Year several times, and was named Officer of the Year by the Minority Law Enforcement Council of Palm Beach County. 

Delaware County's 1st Female African-American Police Chief

[PHI] Delaware County's 1st Female African-American Police Chief
Regina Price will be named as Darby Township's police chief marking a historic milestone in Pennsylvania history. (Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016)

Retired Assistant City Manager for Riviera Beach, Gloria Shuttlesworth, spoke of Price saying, "Regina is up to the challenge. She may not do what others think is popular, but she will do what's right to build a better police department."

Price is a member of multiple groups, including the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Florida Police Chief's Association. 

The ceremony took place Wednesday night.

Darby Township is making history next month as they welcome their new police chief.
Regina Price will be sworn-in as the first female police chief in Delaware County and the first African American female police chief in Pennsylvania. 
Price recently retired from Florida's Riviera Beach Police Department after 30 years of service and was chosen following a national search.
Price began her career in 1986 with the Riviera Beach Police Department. She was nominated for Police Officer of the Year several times, and was named Officer of the Year by the Minority Law Enforcement Council of Palm Beach County. 

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