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10th Annual
Women in Blue
May 18, 2023


Event Details 

Keynote Speaker

The 10th annual Women in Blue event was held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at the beautiful Roostertail as a celebration of the women within the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Fire Department. The event honored the service of Detroit's female first-responders and recognized a Women in Blue Officer of the Year - Police Officer Rhonda White and Detroit Fire Department Woman of the Year - Fire Engine Operator Teresa Singleton. The Detroit Public Safety Foundation is proud to host the event each year and recognize the service of the amazing women who serve the City of Detroit in various public safety positions. 

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kyra Harris Bolden served as the event's keynote speaker and WWJ's Jackie Paige was the event host. Justice Bolden joined the Michigan Supreme Court on January 1, 2023 when she was appointed by Governor Whitmer, making her the first black woman to serve as a Justice.

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Kyra Harris Bolden
Michigan Supreme Court Justice

Fire Engine Operator Teresa Singleton

Detroit Fire Department

2023 Woman of the Year


Police Officer Rhonda White

Detroit Police Department

2023 Officer of the Year

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