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Raynham Woman First Female Promoted To Sergeant In Easton

                  EASTON – Cally Gurney made history Wednesday when she exchanged her silver police badge for a golden one. Gurney, an Easton police officer, became the first woman promoted to police sergeant in the history of the Easton Police Department. With a smile on her face, she […]

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High Ranking Female Officers In The Desert Pave Way

                  Melissa Desmarais has achieved a lot of firsts in the history of the Palm Springs Police Department. Since 2002, she’s achieved the distinction of the first female motorcycle officer, first female sergeant and, now, the first female lieutenant the department has ever promoted. In her 13 […]

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NT To Have The Highest Number Of Female Police Officers

                  The Territory is set to have the highest ratio of women police officers in the country after the unveiling of a recruitment plan to bolster the ranks of women officers. Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw announced yesterday emergency services would recruit an equal number of men and […]

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SLC Reaches Settlement With 3 Female Police Officers Over Harassment

                  Salt Lake City — (KUTV) A settlement has been reached between Salt Lake City and three female police officers who said they were sexually harassed by the department’s former deputy chief. Ed Brass, attorney for the three officers, told 2News Wednesday afternoon the settlement will lead […]

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Jan Dumais: One Of The Original ‘Meter Maids’ Was A Trailblazer For Female Police Officers

                  “Someone mentioned that they were looking for policewomen and they dared her to put in her application,” recalled her younger sister, Fran Angel. “Forty-one years later, she retired.” Dumais, who died last Sept. 25 at age 78, was among the first women to wear the Ottawa police […]

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All Female Police Station Opens In Indian State

                  NEW DELHI – India’s northern Haryana state has opened all-women police stations in each of its 21 districts to encourage women who are victims of crime and violence to bring their grievances to the police, who have long been considered insensitive to women. In one of […]

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Islamic Terrorist Shot Dead After Attacking On Policewoman

                  Man identified as Rafik Y, who had been convicted in 2008 plot to murder Iraqi PM, stabbed a policewoman in western Berlin before being shot dead. A known Islamic extremist has been shot dead by police in Berlin after he stabbed and seriously wounded a woman […]

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San Jose’s First Woman Vietnamese Police Officer Promoted To Sergeant

                  SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — San Jose Police Department’s Samantha Huynh is breaking new ground as the city’s first female Vietnamese officer promoted to the rank of sergeant. It’s a milestone for the local Vietnamese community. Since the end of the Vietnam war, San Jose’s Vietnamese population has become […]

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Women Power Sweeps The Police Force

                  DESPITE the nature of the job of a police officer, women have not shied away from the profession. In fact, of the many years of service, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for the first time has appointed six women as divisional commanders. They are: Senior Superintendent […]

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America Needs More Female Cops

                  When David Kassick, an unarmed 59-year-old, was fatally shot by a Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, police officer during a routine traffic stop in early February, his case barely registered a blip on the national radar. By then, nearly 100 other Americans had already lost their lives at the […]

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