Carolyn 'Bunny' Welsh is the current Sheriff of Chester County, Pennsylvania. She is the first woman to be elected Sheriff of Chester County.
She is also the first woman to be elected class president at the National Sheriffs Institute at the Department of Corrections in Longmont Colorado.
She has received the 'Breaking the Glass Ceiling' award from the National Center for Women in Policing in 2002. Under her leadership the Chester County Sheriff's office has received numerous awards and recognitions.