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Orozco, the only woman to achieve Capt. rank

October 16, 2011 • Local News


Capt. Dina Orozco is the only woman to attain the rank of captain in the New Mexico State Police.

Captain Dina Orozco is the only woman to achieve the rank of captain in the New Mexico State Police. She has had 16 years with the State Police and her background is law.

Originally from Santa Fe, Orozco received two associates degrees, the first as a paralegal. After working in civil law, she decided that she wanted to work in criminal law, but found jobs hard to find without a background in criminal justice. Therefore, she returned to Santa Fe Community College to get another degree.

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One Response to Orozco, the only woman to achieve Capt. rank

  1. murphy says:

    Congratulations Captain Orozco! Now the challenge is to mentor other females and be a role model for them.

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