The Glendora Police Department announced Monday that Cpl. Nancy Miranda has been nominated for the 2015 Women Of the Year Award by California Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-48th).
The nomination from the California Legislature comes as part of Women’s History Month, which honors the strong and inspirational women who have made a difference in their respective communities.
“She is dedicated to the community and is an invaluable asset to our department,” Glendora Police said in a written statement. “We can’t think of anyone more deserving of this nomination and are very proud of her accomplishments.”
Miranda, a 13-year veteran of the Glendora Police Department, is in charge of the Police Explorer program.
The 2014 recipient of the Homer L. Garrott Community Service Award, Miranda is also in charge of the department’s Police Explorer Program and heads up several community programs, such as Relay For Life and Breast Cancer Awareness.