Ricky Head
by on August 6, 2021
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29 October 2013 - Mom (Ruth Head 89) returns to the Bremerton Police Department and donates her department-issued uniform, complete with tie and leather satchel, to the department's mini-museum of artifacts at its Burwell Street headquarters' front counter.

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Ruth Head, a former officer who donated her uniform to the department in 1955, is greeted by Bremerton Police Chief Steven Strachan.

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She didn't only bring the uniform. Scrapbooks filled with newspapers clippings, photos, and badges document a career that lasted from 1955 until 1980.

Ruth Head, a native Bremertonian, was the first female graduate from Olympic College's law enforcement program and the second female officer in the Bremerton Police Department.

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Photo: Ruth Head and her two sons, Ricky and Robert.

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