Bazemore, 45, has severed on the Cary Police Department for 21 years. She was the department's first female sergeant, first female lieutenant, first female captain, and first female major. She became Cary 's first Deputy Chief on August 31, 2003 and has twice served as the Town's Interim Police Chief. She replaces Scott Cunningham, who left the position in December.
"Without a doubt, Cary has the finest police department in the state, and, having worked my way up through the ranks, I'm very proud to have been selected to lead the excellent men and woman who each day keep Cary the safest community in North Carolina," Bazemore said.