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Camden’s First Female K9 Handling Officer Hopes To Inspire Young Women

                  Camden County Police now has its first female officer handling canines in the city’s history. Officer Gabrielle Camacho has worked as a Camden County Police officer for more than two years and is currently in the K9 Academy. She’ll now be joined everyday by Peyton, a […]

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Addressing A Crisis In Leadership: A Report By The RCMP Veteran Women’s Council

    “The RCMP Veteran Women’s Council was the first to call for an independant body as an avenue to improve leadership accountablity and retore faith in the RCMP’s complaints process. Please review the four recommendations in this summary.” – Jane Hall     The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veteran Women’s Council (RCMPVWC) was created […]

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B.C. Mountie Says She Was Blindsided By Sexual-Harassment Suit Settlement

                  RCMP Corporal Catherine Galliford has settled her sexual harassment lawsuit with the force, ending one of the first and highest-profile complaints from female officers that have driven a debate about the national police agency’s treatment of women. Cpl. Galliford confirmed the settlement on Tuesday, although neither […]

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Saunders: Durham Hire Brings Another Female Police Chief To The Triangle

                  Know thyself. That’s one advantage I have over y’all. I know me. I know what I’m capable of – not a whole lot – and what I’m not. The main thing I know is that someone with my propensity for messing up should never, ever date […]

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Female Police Officer Praised After Her Radio Was Disabled During Violent Struggle With Suspect

                    A female police officer has been hailed a hero after arresting a suspect who disabled her radio during a violent struggle and prevented her from calling for backup. PC Amanda Henderson was on patrol in Kingston, south-west London, on Sunday, when she and her colleagues saw […]

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St. Paul’s First Female Police Officer Honored

                  More than 40 years after Debbie Montgomery made history by becoming St. Paul’s first female police officer, a photograph of her as a rookie cop was unveiled in the police department’s Western District community room Tuesday. Montgomery’s photo and a plaque about her now join other pictures […]

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Muttaburra’s First Solo Female Police Officer Thrilled With Award For Outback Service

                  The community welcomed her with open arms, and by the time she left five years later she had made many lifelong friends. “The Muttaburra community is the most astounding community and it’s been the most rewarding time of my career working in Muttaburra,” she said. “It’s […]

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RCMP Female Member Killed In Vehicle Crash

                  Hundreds of people lined the streets of Victoria today to watch police escort the body of RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett to the airport, following her death in a collision earlier this week. The escort — led by officers from the constable’s West Shore detachment — departed […]

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Rockie Bellevue Cop Deals With Troubled Kids And Unwelcome Flirting

                  We caught up with her again recently. Schendel has worked patrol in Bellevue for about five months. On a recent night, one of her first stops is a burglary scene. The resident tells her his rifle and pistol have been stolen. “If you could do your best to […]

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Ports’ New Top Cop Brings 27 Years Experience To The Job

                  Tonya Chapman is a member of a very small and elite group of law enforcement professionals. She is one of 200 women in this nation who are Chiefs of a police department. Chief Chapman was the first African-American woman to be named a month and a […]

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