Sunday, November 18, 2012
A New Sheriff is in town
Congratulations Sheriff Susan Pamerleau and Good Luck with your new mission!
Bexar's first woman sheriff looking past history-making election
By Nolan Hicks - Express-News
She made history election night as the first woman elected sheriff of Bexar County. Yet Susan Pamerleau, a former U.S. Air Force major general and political first-timer, does not seem impressed by the distinction.
“My name's Susan. I'm a woman. That's it,” Pamerleau said two days after her big win over incumbent Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz, a career law officer who was seeking his second term.
Instead, she hoped people would focus on her qualifications rather than her gender.
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