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Phoenix Settles With Female Police Officer Who Alleged Gender Discrimination

                  Milbourn’s suit, originally filed in January 2016, is focused on the behavior of one specific officer — Sergeant Giogi Chiappo, who was her direct supervisor between 2011 and 2013. “Although Sgt. Chiappo is a woman, she has publicly and privately stated in the workplace that she is […]

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Regina Police Service – First Female Police Officer

                  1957 marked a historic year for the Regina Police Service with the hiring of the first female constable.  The idea of having women as police officers had been debated since the early days of the police service, however, although there were female matrons and administrative staff, […]

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Off-duty Female Police Officer Killed In Manchester Attack, With Husband Critical And Children Injured

                  An off-duty female officer from Cheshire police was killed in the Manchester attack. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins has confirmed that one of the  victims of the Manchester Arena attack was a serving police officer. Her husband is critically ill and her children were injured in the […]

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Time For Civilian Governance At RCMP, Watchdog Says In Harassment

                  The RCMP has done so little to reform its dysfunctional workplace culture that the Mounties’ watchdog is calling for the federal government to introduce civilian governance of the national police force. “The RCMP will not be able to bring about the necessary change required to address […]

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Time And Place: The Remarkable Career Of SA’s First Female Police Officer

                  Fanny Kate Boadicea Cocks was born on 5 May 1875 in Moonta, the daughter of Anthony Cocks, a Cornish miner, and his wife Elizabeth (née George), a schoolteacher. The family suffered hardship and debt but were buoyed by their firm belief in Christian values. They moved […]

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SK’s First Female Police Officer Calls It A Career

                  SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Joyce Comstock sat at her desk at the South Kingstown Police Department Wednesday, reflecting fondly on her years of service. “I’ve been here so long,” she said, “it’s like my second home.” After over three decades—32.8 years, to be precise—on the job, Comstock Wednesday worked […]

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Pleasant Ridge Hires Its First Female Police Officer

                  Meet Julie Reid, the first female police officer to serve in Pleasant Ridge since the city formed in 1928. “It’s been a long time coming,” Police Chief Kevin Nowak said about his newest hire. “We interviewed many candidates and Officer Julie Reid was our No. 1 pick.” Reid’s […]

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N.J. Town’s 1st Woman Police Officer Wins $355K In Discrimination Case

                    UNION TWP. – The township’s first woman police officer has been awarded $355,000 after a jury determined she was discriminated against by township officials when she was denied lifetime health benefits upon retirement. MaryAnne Cosimano has paid for her own health benefits since she retired […]

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Female Police Officer Sues Police Commissioner Alsheikh

                  A female police officer who claims she was sexually harassed by Major General Roni Ritman, the head of the Lahav 433 unit, submitted a libel suit Tuesday against Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh. The officer us suing Alsheikh for 138,000 NIS after he allegedly called her a […]

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Police Woman Shot Dead In Freeport Night Club

A FEMALE police officer who was fatally shot at a club in Freeport over the weekend is being hailed as “a loving mother and an officer who was loved by everyone”. Officer 3518 Theresa Jessica Thompson-George, 24, is the daughter of well-known Bahamian reggae artist Jay Troy Thompson, who is the son of former Free […]

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