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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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RCMP Muzzling Testimony At Senate Committee, Says Officer

      A British Columbia RCMP officer on stress leave says the force is preventing him from travelling to a Senate committee hearing in Ottawa to testify about harassment in the force.       Cpl. Roland Beaulieu was supposed to be in Ottawa on Monday, but late last week an RCMP doctor sent […]

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The Historical Journey Of Women In Policing And Police Leadership In New South Wales

  “There was no doubt, they were hoping it would fail, I think they believed that in a couple of months we’d come back and say we couldn’t cope.” – Chief Commissioner Christine Nixon (2001)       ABSTRACT The journey of women in policing and police leadership has been long and strewn with obstacles […]

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