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New Head Of Kings RCMP Has Local Ties

      “Congratulations to Chris MacNaughton on her promotion” – Jane Hall         The new commanding officer of Kings District RCMP can be excused if she feels her new posting is like coming home. Insp. Chris MacNaughton, who took over Kings District RCMP on July 4 from Insp. Mike Payne, grew up […]

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New Top Cop At RCMP Training Academy In Regina

      “Congratulation to  Louise Lafrance.  With this promotion, Louise becomes the second female member to become the Commanding Officer to the RCMP’s “Depot” Division” – Jane Hall.       The RCMP Depot Division in Regina is welcoming a new commanding officer. Chief Superintendent Louise Lafrance took over in a colourful ceremony Wednesday morning […]

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Women’s Equality A Global Battleground

            Those who say women in the West should focus on ‘real’ misogyny in the developing world are (often deliberately) missing the point. But there is something you can do to support women elsewhere while fighting the good fight at home, writes Clementine Ford. There’s been a relentless sh*tstorm of […]

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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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