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Police Scotland Hijab Plan For Muslim Officers

                  Police Scotland is preparing to introduce a hijab as an optional part of its uniform to encourage Muslim women to join the force. It is studying a specific design of headscarf which would cover the head and neck but not the face. Currently, officers who wish […]

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Newbern Police Department Welcomes First Female Officer

                  Transcending traditional gender roles, the presence of female law enforcement officers has, over the years, experienced rapid growth within the countless departments across the nation. Recently, the Newbern Police Department welcomed its very first female police officer and native resident April Cochran. Straight out of the […]

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Leading By Example: Glendale Police Chief Shows Young Women What’s Possible

                  As Glendale Police Chief Debora Black inspects new recruits during pre-academy, no detail goes unnoticed. She immediately spots that one recruit’s uniform pants have not arrived. “The shirt will probably fit better once they do,” she notes. Another recruit gets high marks for exceptionally shined shoes. […]

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Female Police Officer Seriously Injured Breaking Up A Fight

                  A female police officer has been seriously injured while attempting to break up a fight in Oxfordshire Thames Valley Police has said. The incident occurred early on Wednesday morning close to Vauxhall Barracks in Didcot. The officer, who has not been named, was taken to Oxford’s […]

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RSLPF Mourns Death Of Female Police Officer, Fire Official

                  The Royal St. Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has extended condolences to family and friends of Cymatha Mitchel, a female police officer from La Fargue, Choiseul, who recently passed away. Mitchel last worked in the Crime Management Department of the RSLPF. The RSLPF posted on their Facebook […]

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Man Charged With Punching Female Police Officer In Face – Senior Officer Comments

                  A MAN has been charged after a female police officer was punched in the face. North Yorkshire Police’s Road Policing Group were called to Scalby Road, Scarborough, at about 2.30am today, where a grey Ford had crashed into a lamppost and road sign. The driver allegedly tried […]

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Video Of 2 Peel Officers’ takedown Of ‘Distressed’ Man Shows Need For Stun Guns, Experts Says

                  Videos of two female Peel Regional Police officers confronting and taking down a potentially violent man demonstrates the need for stun guns among front-line officers and shows the dangers police face while arresting people, according to one use-of-force expert. The officers used stun guns to subdue the man who was unarmed, […]

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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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