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Fremont, Pacifica appoint first women to chief jobs in fire and police departments

Two Bay Area cities recently announced the appointment of women to high profile positions overseeing public safety operations. In Pacifica, Maria Sarasua will become the city’s 11th police chief — the first female leader in the department’s history — replacing Chief Daniel Steidle, who retired last year. Only 8.3 percent of police chiefs in the […]