Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter, awarded Mary Jane Griffin of Westbury with a citation on Friday, June 17th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, for her 50 year career as a civilian employee of the Nassau County Police Department.
“I would like to congratulate Mary Jane Griffin for celebrating 50 years of service as an employee of the Nassau County Police Department,” said County Executive Mangano. “The work that the civilian employees of the Nassau County Police Department do is crucial to helping to run the department. With her standards of integrity, respect, excellence, accountability, hard work and dedication, Mary Jane Griffin has proven to be an invaluable member of our Nassau County family.”
Mary Jane began her career in 1965 at Police Headquarters—which at the time was the only location that female civil servants in the Police Department were permitted to work. In 1967 she was able to move to the 7th precinct. She worked there until 1980 when she moved to the 8th precinct, where she stayed until retiring from working full-time in 2000. In 2004, she returned as a part-time employee to the 2nd precinct, where she remains today.
Pictured From Left to Right: County Executive Edward P. Mangano; honoree Mary Jane Griffin; and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter