Photo caption—PSU police officer Amanda Hutchins was promoted to the rank of sergeant at a pinning ceremony October 8, becoming the first female officer to earn that rank since University Police transitioned from a security agency to a sworn police department in 1998.
Sgt. Hutchins is a 2005 PSU alumna, and served as a Campus Safety student officer. Shortly after her graduation in 2005, Hutchins was hired by University Police as a full-time police officer. She graduated from the 140th New Hampshire Police Academy on June 30, 2006. Presenting the certificate is Col. Creig Doyle, director of University Police.