North Carolina House of Representatives District 101
State House (D-NC) Incumbent
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Carolyn Logan she joined the Asheville, N.C. Police Department in 1977, becoming the first black female police officer in Asheville. She joined the North Carolina Highway Patrol, becoming the first black female trooper in the state of North Carolina. In 1985, she was sent to serve Mecklenburg County, was eventually promoted to Sergeant, served Gaston County, and then Union County as a Traffic Safety Specialist. She was the only black female trooper in the state of North Carolina for 14 years. In 2007, she was the first female of any race to retire from the North Carolina Highway Patrol with the required 30-year minimum. Logan studied Criminal Justice at Belmont Abbey, and has completed the Administrative Officers Management Program through N.C. State University, and is a Certified Basic Law Enforcement Instructor. Logan is the recipient of the Order of The Long Leaf Pine from the state of North Carolina for extraordinary service to the state.