Monica Alexander became the first female African-American captain in the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday. She and her husband, Johnny Alexander, left, were both promoted to captain by Chief John Batiste.
Monica Alexander became the first female African-American captain in the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday. She and her husband, Johnny Alexander, left, were both promoted to captain by Chief John Batiste. Courtesy of Washington State Patrol
Monica Alexander became the first female African-American captain in the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday. She and her husband, Johnny Alexander, left, were both promoted to captain by Chief John Batiste. Courtesy of Washington State Patrol

Washington State Patrol picks first African-American female captain

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