Chiefs Redd and Pankow to Meet the Public at League-sponsored Zoom Meeting, Oct. 17

Redd and Pankow to Run Rockford Police and Fire Departments

The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford invites you to hear Rockford’s new Police Chief, Carla Redd, and new Fire Chief, Michelle Pankow, on Sunday, October 17, 2021.   

The LWVGR Local Government Committee, chaired by Terri Schierer, is hosting a Zoom meeting with Chiefs Redd and Pankow. League member Mary McNamara Bernsten will be the moderator. They are the first women to hold these positions in Rockford’s history. It is also the first time the Rockford Police Department will be led by a person of color.  

Each Chief will share their vision and answer a few pre-submitted questions.  If you have a question, please email  or call her at 815-201-3901.  

The program will be held virtually on Sunday, October 17, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 pm.  Registration is required.  League members are encouraged to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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