“In 2019, the people of Philadelphia elected the First African American Woman Sheriff Rochelle Bilal in 181 years since the office's existence."
Rochelle Bilal is a true public servant, who has devoted her life to serving and protecting the people of Philadelphia. Her long-standing career in law enforcement, community outreach, and activism has proven her commitment to improving the lives of those around her. She has a proven track record of leadership, advocacy, and community engagement, and she is determined to continue this legacy as the Philadelphia Sheriff.
Rochelle's story is one of resilience, hard work, and overcoming barriers. As the first African American woman Sheriff in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania's history, she has broken down barriers and paved the way for others to follow in her footsteps. Her determination, grit, and courage are an inspiration to all those who know her.