Lawrenceville police promotes first female captain

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An officer's promotion with the Lawrenceville Police Department also marks a major milestone in the department's history.

Tawnya Gilovanni has been promoted to captain.

A ceremony was held in her honor Thursday afternoon.

This also makes Capt. Gilovanni the first female officer to hold a command staff position for the department.

She said she feels honored that she is the first.

The captain has been with the department for thirteen years.