Jacqueline McMickens, who joined DOC as a C.O. in 1964.  She became 1st woman to head Academy and 1st woman top uniformed officer. In 1984 “Jackie” was appointed NYC Correction Commissioner, the 1st CO to rise there thru ranks to that post. She was the 1st and so far only African-American female Commissioner. A lawyer, she is in private practice.
Jackie McMickens image is a NYC Dept. of Correction (NYC DOC) photo in the archives managed by the NY Correction History Society. All rights retained by and reserved to NYC DOC.