Chief Gwendolyn Boyd
North Miami Police Department

Retired Chief Gwendolyn Boyd-Savage became the first Black woman Police Chief in Mlami-Dade County when she was hired as North Miami Police Department’s first woman Police Chief in 2002, she served in that role until 2007. She began her career with the City of Miami Police Department as a Public Service Aide and ascended through the ranks, retiring as a Police Major in 1998. In 1998, she became the first Black female Chief of Police in Pritchard, AL and in 1999, served as Chief of Police of the Miramar Police Department in Miramar, FL.