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Death Detective Earns PhD In Decomposition

      “Salute, Sergeant Diane Cockle” – Jane Hall         While Sergeant Diane Cockle is only the third female RCMP officer to earn a PhD, her SFU thesis is the world’s first to comprehensively study the progression of human decomposition at a crime scene. It’s a subject that falls within the […]

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Ghana: Police Administration Gives Green Light to 150 Female Recruits

                  One hundred and fifty female recruits have successfully completed Basic Police Training, and are ready to be integrated into the main stream of policing to enforce law, protect life and property. According to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Rose Bio Atinga, who chaired the passing-out […]

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Penny Harrington, the USA’s 1st Female Chief of Police

    “Thank you Penny Harrington for blazing the trail and building a mentoring organization for others. That is true leadership. Salute.” – Jane Hall           For this month’s theme, we will be interviewing a number of women from around the globe who have reached the top of the world’s most prestigious and […]

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Senate Study Targets Harassment In RCMP

                  OTTAWA — Updating the RCMP code of conduct, barring transfers of both victims and perpetrators of harassment to avoid dealing with the issue and creating an RCMP ombudsman are among the recommendations contained in the latest report into harassment in the national police force. The Senate […]

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Fredericton’s Female Police Chief A 1st For Atlantic Canada

      “Another milestone for women in policing has been achieved.” – Jane Hall.         Atlantic Canada’s first female police chief says conditions are improving for women police officers. But Leanne Fitch, who was named chief of the Fredericton Police Force this week, admits there’s still room for improvement, particularly in the […]

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Australia: Chief of Army Message Regarding Unacceptable Behaviour

            “This is what executive leadership looks like. Well done!”” – Jane Hall.           Like the U.S., Australia is faced with a scandal involving women in the military. That’s where the similarities end, however. While American generals have been criticized for their handling of an epidemic of […]

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Vic Toews Kills Idea For Civilian Management Of RCMP

      “In the first hour of this video, retired Lieutenant Generals, Mike Jeffery and Andrew Leslie, made it clear the key to organizational change is Leadership.       Their one hour testimony outlined a credible, proven, road map which effected cultural change in the Canadian Armed Forces (CF). The CF is, in […]

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Commissioner Bob Paulson’s Appearance

      On June 3, 2013, Commissioner Bob Paulson appeared before the Senate Committee Hearing to provide an update on the progress being made on the changes in the RCMP to address the allegations of harrassment.     You can view the entire two hour presentation Senate Committee hearing below:    

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A Man’s Got To Know His Limitations

        By: Jessica Irvine News Limited Network: May 8, 2013:       PEOPLE travel from all over the world to attend the annual shareholder meetings of the legendary billionaire investor Warren Buffet. Last weekend, more than 35,000 turned up to a stadium in the midwest city of Omaha, Nebraska, to hear […]

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Women In Leadership: UK

    “If only there was a defendable study which could identify barriers to promotion and strip away some persistent assumptions that work life balance is the only thing holding women back. Oh wait-I believe I am part of one at the moment-stay tuned.”       4th April 2013 –Courtesy of – Nic Brunetti – Police […]

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