Santa Cruz Police To Display Gear, Uniform Of City’s First Female Officer




Sounds like Truella Lund was a great woman and mother.” – Jane Hall





SANTA CRUZ — The son of the city’s first female police officer delivered her uniform, handguns, a badge and other items to the Santa Cruz Police Department on Monday.

Otto Lund, son of Truella Jensen Lund, said he wasn’t sure if police would be interested in the things his mom used there in the 1940s. But police officials welcomed it.

“The top brass seemed to really enjoy it,” Otto Lund said. “I could see that it brought back some memories.”  Read more


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