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MIT police chief heads women law enforcement executives organization

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- MIT Police Chief Anne P. Glavin has been elected president of the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE).

Chief Glavin, a founding member of NAWLEE, was elected at the organization's fourth annual conference in Greenbelt, MD, Aug.13-15. NAWLEE was established in 1995 to address the unique needs of women holding senior management positions in law enforcement. The mission of the association is to serve and further the interests of women executives and those who aspire to executive positions in law enforcement.

Chief Glavin, a member of the MIT Police Department for 24 years, has been its Chief since 1987. She has a BA in government from Wheaton College and an MA in education from Boston University.

In 1975, Chief Glavin was the first woman to graduate from the Waltham Police Academy. She is also a graduate of the National Crime Prevention Institute in Louisville, KY. She is a commissioner for the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission and served as president of the Massachusetts Association of College and University Public Safety Directors from 1997-98.

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