NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Deputy Police Chief Susan Zecca has graduated from the 263rd session of the FBI Academy, the latest accolade in her lengthy string of achievements.
Zecca, who joined the Norwalk Police Department in 1988, began her career as a patrol officer. She has since worked in numerous capacities for the department, including tenures with the Special Services Division and Community Policing.
Transferring to Professional Standards in 2007, Zecca worked on the department's accreditation. After being promoted to sergeant in 2008, she served as accreditation manager.
Promoted to lieutenant in 2011, Zecca's responsibilities grew to include planning and research, grants and internal affairs.
In her current post, which she has held since 2013, Zecca is responsible for the administrative functions of the department, including professional standards, training and recruitment, community services, purchasing, payroll and headquarters and fleet management.
Zecca is also the president of the Norwalk Police Activities League, and secretary of the Connecticut Police Accreditation Coalition.
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