BPD's first African American Female Officer
BAKERSFIELD, California - Women breaking the mold in Kern County.
Irma Carson's story is a perfect example of women working their way into traditional roles filled by men in the workplace.
In 1969, Carson became the first African-American woman to join the Bakersfield Police force.
She went on to also become the first African-American woman to join the Bakersfield City Council.
23ABC's Feven Kay has her story.
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