Indian-origin Sikh woman becomes Connecticut's first Asian assistant police chief

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Indian-origin Sikh woman Lieutenant Manmeet Kolan has become the assistant police chief in the US state of Connecticut.

An Overview of the News

  • She is the department's first second-in-command of Asian descent.

  • The Board of Police Commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Col.

About Connecticut

  • Connecticut is a state in the United States of America, located in southern New England.

  • The state has a diverse mix of small towns along with coastal cities and rural areas.

  • Mystic is a popular tourist destination in Connecticut, known for its seaport museum filled with centuries-old shipwrecks and the beluga whale exhibits at the Mystic Aquarium.

Capital - Hartford

Attorney General - William Tong (Democratic Party)

Governor - Ned Lamont (Democratic Party)

Senators -Chris Murphy (Democratic Party), Richard Blumenthal (Democratic Party)

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