Description Saint Francis Hospital registered nurse identification card issued to Kathy N. Mazza. The card is dirty and taped together.
Historical Notes Massapequa, Long Island, native Kathy Mazza lived in Farmingdale with her husband, Christopher. A former nurse, Kathy joined the PAPD in 1987 and became the first female commanding officer of its police academy. She taught emergency medical skills and championed a successful initiative to equip airports with heart defibrillators. On September 11, Captain Mazza responded to the towers. She was 46 years old.
Curator's Comment Before joining the PAPD, Kathy worked as a registered nurse at Saint Francis Hospital in Roslyn, Long Island. HIDE