NYPD Female Officers Empowerment Day

Police officer Elaine Santiago (front, c) demonstrated audio visual technology for girls interested in computer science.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

NYPD Bronx Borough Patrol hosted ‘NYPD Female Officers and Bronx Girls Empowerment Day’, a day of sports and activity promoting positive interactions between female police officers and Bronx girls, on Monday, October 8 at Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. Promoting sportsmanship as well as breast cancer and domestic violence awareness, the event featured rock wall climbing, volleyball, football, tug of war rope, Wiffle ball and softball.

(l-r) Police officers Crystal Dones, Betty Caredero, Ana Diaz, Corinna Casiano Torres, Yvette Palermo-Ortega, Yesenia Maida, Frances Ventura and detective June Cortez welcomed everyone to the empowering celebration.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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