APD PROUD: This #WomensHistoryMonth we salute Major Celeste Murphy, the Commander of Zone 3. Major Murphy joined the Atlanta Police Department in 1997. There have only been seven females zone commanders in APD history.
She started off as a beat and bicycle patrol officer in Zone 1 and is a New York City native. Major Murphy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Syracuse University and a Masters of Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University.
She is a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives – NOBLE the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is a current board member for the GA Chapter National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives #WomensHistory #Sheores #MakingHistory