Olufunmilayo Obe, an officer of the New York Police Department has just been commissioned as an Inspector of the Police department, making her the first African to ever be commissioned as an Inspector of the New York Police Department.
Olufunmilayo Obe, who began her career with the NYPD in June, 1992 as a Police Cadet and was sworn in as a New York City police officer in February 1994. She was promoted to Sergeant in December 2000, Lieutenant in July 2005, Captain in September 2008, and Deputy Inspector in June 2012.
She reportedly holds a BSc. degree in Computer Science from the City College of New York and a Master of Public Administration from Marist College. She’s also a graduate of the Police Management Institute at Columbia University.
She is married, with three kids. Inspector Olufunmilayo Obe is only two grades away from being the Chief of Police!
She is among the pool of individuals making Africa proud in the diaspora hence her celebration. We celebrate her while we wish her the very best in her career!
Congratulations to her and all her family members for doing Africa proud in the diaspora.