Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, February 15, 1970

1 ^ m-j a i s vj vv « m m m m.s* vr. Edith Faudree, Mrs. Dora Willeford receive honors from Police Ft. Joe Hawkins.150 Pay TributeTo 3 Policewomen:Three Ventura County1 Assemblyman MacDonald at the policewomen were honored John Yewell, representing Saturday night as the Assemblyman MacDonald at the ; “Sweethearts” of law en- event, presented each of the • forcement for their combined policewomen with resolutions J total of 67 years of public from the state Assembly service. honoring them for their manyr Sheriff’s Deputy Dora-vears of ,aw enforcement 5 Willeford, Ventura Juvenile serv*ce-Detective Ida Spellman and They also received Santa Paula policewoman Edith proclamations from Ventura:tiii' Faudree received numerous Mavor Albert ------ ,.......— Alvinger, Santatokens of appreciation at the Paula Mayor Joe Bravo and theVentura County Chapter 31 of j county Board of Supervisors 'the International:Footprint naming Valantine Day as f Association’s annual Valentine 'Dora, Ida and Edith” day in dinner dance. their communities.iMore than 150 persons at- Highlighting the awards were ' tended the “surprise” event the presentation of badge-t held at the Jet Room, 1994 shaped plaques to the trio by- Thompson Blvd., Ventura, that members of the Footprint .jwas transformed into a gigantic Association. The plaques 1 Valentine. 'denoted the years and dates of- The three women received service of each. They were• albums filled with letters of presented by Ft. Joe Hawkins,• congratulations from such of- president of the association,; f ficials as Gov. Ronald Reagan, Frank Lopez, junior pastFBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, president, and Charles ’ State Atty. Gen Thomas Lynch, Willeford. husband of Dora, vice 1 Congressman Charles Teague, president ’ Sen. Robert Lagomarsino, and Mrs. Willeford joined the; sheriff's department on Feb. 20,1((\\1cI11Pompidou TourWill Visit Bay,Stanford AreasSAN FRANCISCO (UPI)1950, to become the first female deputy in the county. She had also served three years as a policewoman in Oxnard.Mrs. Spellman joined the Ventura Police Department on Jan. 3, 1950. Mrs. Faudree was appointed to the Santa Paula11I1lI; President Georges Pompidou of Police Department on Nov. 1, ,! France visits San Francisco 1945., and Stanford University later Attending the dinner - dance. this week as part of his tour of were Sheriff and Mrs. Williamthe United States. E. Hill, Oxnard Police Chief andJewish groups in the Bay j Mrs. Robert Owens, Port . Area announced plans Saturday Hueneme Police Chief A1 i for two demonstrations while ulalaty, Fillmore Police Chief i: Pompidou is in San Francisco Reed Hunt, and Mr. and Mrs. Thursday and touring the Volney Cummins. Cummins is Stanford Linear Accelerator a former Ventura County un-* Complex on Friday. dersheriff.1I