Triumph of Spirit: An Autobiography Chief Penny Harrington by Penny E. Harrington

ISBN: 9780941394055

Published: October 15th 1999

Paperback

300 pages


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Triumph of Spirit: An Autobiography  by  Chief Penny Harrington by Penny E. Harrington

Triumph of Spirit: An Autobiography by Chief Penny Harrington by Penny E. Harrington
October 15th 1999 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 300 pages | ISBN: 9780941394055 | 9.20 Mb

Penny Harrington is the first woman in America to break through the bullet-proof glass ceiling, and achieve the rank of Chief of a major metropolitan police force. She is regarded by some as a maverick who challenged the system, and by others as aMorePenny Harrington is the first woman in America to break through the bullet-proof glass ceiling, and achieve the rank of Chief of a major metropolitan police force. She is regarded by some as a maverick who challenged the system, and by others as a celebrity.

She faced discrimination and harassment, personal tragedies and triumphs as she battled a system that is still male-dominated. In this revealing story, Harrington describes with great candor her 23 years in law enforcement, up to and including her promotion to Chief of the Portland Police Bureau in Oregon, and why she left her hard-won position following a scandal and rumors that rocked Portland and were covered in newspapers around the country.



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