Ella Brown in the Police Force
29 S. Main St, West Hartford, CT 06107
In 1943, Ella G. Brown became Connecticut’s first African American policewoman when she joined the Hartford Police Department.
Throughout the course of her twenty-six year career in law enforcement, Brown primarily focused on preventative and protective work with women and children. She has worked in conjunction with the Juvenile Division, the Vice and Liquor Squad, and the Patrol Division.