LAPD Mourns First Latina Officer Josephine Serrano Collier

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Josephine Serrano Collier, courtesy LAPD.

Nov. 4, 1949, Rich Beggar

The LAPD is honoring the memory of Officer Josephine Serrano Collier, who died last month at the age of 91 in Tucson. The LAPD says she was its first Latina officer. Here she is in November 1949, arresting an 80-year-old panhandler in Pershing Square.

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