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SRU Good News for Jan. 30, 2012


SRU graduate becomes first female

Greenwich, Conn., police captain


GREENWICH, Conn. – Pamela Gustovich, a 1985 Slippery Rock University physical education graduate, has been promoted from lieutenant to captain in the Greenwich, Conn., Police Department, becoming the department’s first female captain.

The appointment was made earlier this month and she was sworn in last week.

Gustovich is a 24-year veteran of the department.

She has served as a detective, a sergeant in the patrol and detective divisions, and as a lieutenant since 2003, according to the Greenwich Patch (, an AOL-owned online news service.

Gustovich has been assigned to the patrol and training divisions.

She graduated from the 11-week FBI National Academy last month and has served three years as president of the Fairfield County Police Training Association. She is vice president of the Connecticut Association of Women Police.


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