March 1980
Ebony;Mar1980, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p60
The article features Captain Marian Bass, the commanding officer of the Juvenile and Women's Bureaus of the Buffalo Police Department and the only Black female police captain in Western New York. A former bus driver, Bass relates that she rose through the ranks and took promotional exams for the positions she held. She is also the author of the book "Perspectives on Community Relations in the Law Enforcement Arena: Rationale and Design," which was published by the State University of New York.


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