An Unlikely Recruit

Twice-widowed and 42 years old, the odds were against Mary B. Horn when she applied to the Tulsa Police Department in 1939. Determined to support her family and be a positive force for change in her community, she become the city's first African American policewoman. This week on LoyalTV, we celebrate Mary's place in Tulsa and Oklahoma history, as she broke down barriers and helped countless fellow citizens.