PPB Chief Outlaw named ‘Woman of Distinction’

Multnomah County

Daneille Outlaw wants to be a role model for girls

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — PPB Chief Danielle Outlaw was honored as a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Outlaw became the first African-American woman to lead the police bureau when she was tabbed 2 years ago.

In her speech Tuesday, she spoke to young girls on the challenges of being a leader and perservering in a male-dominated industry. She also said she hopes to be a role model for girls that dream of working in similar positions.

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