Amal Chammout recently became the first uniformed policewoman to wear a hijab on duty. Chammout is an American citizen with Lebanese origins. She is from the southern town, Bahraich in Lebanon.
Chammout said in an interview with AlJadid Channel that she entered the police department to help people, assist law enforcement officials, and educate other people about public safety.In another interview with AJ+, Chammout stated. 'I'm just like any other officer here. There is no difference…I'm just here to do my job.'
Chammout plans to go university in the future to get her master's degree in criminal justice to exceed what she learned in college. She also hopes to be an inspiration to all women and minorities, not only women who wear the hijab.