Commander Dixon has been with the bureau for more than three decades.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – March 2, 2021 was declared Commander Karen Dixon Day by Pittsburgh City Council in honor of her pending retirement.

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Pittsburgh Police say Zone 3 Commander Dixon began her career with the Bureau on April 4, 1988 and worked with different areas.

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Police say she’s described as a “guardian for the community and her officers” and cultivated strong and lasting relationships in the zones she worked.

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“Congratulations Commander Dixon and thank you for your dedicated service to the City of Pittsburgh!” police wrote on Facebook.