Author Therese Rocco, will discuss and read from her book, Therese Rocco - Pittsburgh's First Female Assistant Police Chief. The author began her career in law enforcement as a 19-year-old clerk in a small, all-female missing persons unit of the Pittsburgh Police Department. Her career ended nearly fifty years later, as an honored and acclaimed Assistant Police Chief, the firsts woman in the Pittsburgh Police Department to reach such a high-ranking position. Therese Rocco is credited with establishing protocols for the investigation of missing child cases that have saved the lives of untold numbers of children.
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