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Gwendolyn Patton

Lieutenant-Unit Commander

About Me

I have been in police work for 22 years, and began my career with St. Louis City Police Department. I like to skate, dance and practice Tai Chi.

How did you decide on your career?

I always wanted a career where I could actually make a difference in the community.

What was your favorite subject in school?

My favorite subject was psychology.

What is your favorite thing about WashU?

My favorite thing about WashU is working and interacting with our very diverse community.

What police service would you want everyone to know about?

We have a free self-defense class – R.A.D.

What is one thing that people would be surprised to find out about you?

I am a WashU alumna.

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Where You’re Likely to See Me:

You are likely to see me walking in Forest Park or at The Boathouse.

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