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Police Department Hires First Female Officer

                  SPRINGVILLE—For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Springville Police Department has a female officer. Mindy Jendrowski officially started in the department on July 5, she will be riding along with another officer for about a month, while she gets her bearings in Springville. “I’m […]

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If You Want Less Police Violence, Hire More Female Cops

                  In 1991, after a high-speed chase, four Los Angeles police officers pulled Rodney King, a black man, out of his car, and beat him. In what seems strikingly familiar in 2016, an amateur videographer captured the scene. The next year, in 1992, a mostly white jury […]

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Officers Celebrate 75 Years Of Women In Police

                  Gladys O’Brien used to walk Hamilton’s “mad mile”, knocking on doors to check for vagrants. As Hamilton’s first female police officer, strolling the footpaths of Victoria between Alma and London streets was a daily task. In the late 1950s, with a 6pm bar closing, you could […]

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Female Police Officer Injured In Dallas Shooting Is From Wisconsin

                  Gretchen Rocha, an officer injured in Dallas is from Fox Lake, Wisconsin. She moved to Texas with her husband about a year ago. Rocha was not shot, but she was hit with shrapnel in her arm and leg. Rocha’s father, Craig Bayer, says Gretchen didn’t know […]

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Former Auditor General To Advise Government On RCMP Handling Of Harassment Complaints

                  Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has appointed former auditor general Sheila Fraser as a special adviser to look at how the RCMP has handled complaints of harassment in the force, CBC News has learned. “This is a critical part of my mandate from the prime minister […]

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Black Ohio Female Reacts To Louisiana Police Involved Shooting

                  ‘How dare you stand next to me in the same uniform and murder somebody?’: Black female police officer delivers impassioned response about police shootings A black female police officer in Ohio delivered a powerful, emotional and personal response to the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in […]

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Westhampton Beach Village’s First Female Police Officer Begins Making The Rounds

                  It is safe to say that Ashley Czelatka is already familiar with the community of Westhampton Beach.Most regulars of the Westhampton Beach Farmers Market, held on Saturdays in the municipal parking lot on Mill Road, will recognize her as the traffic control officer who could often […]

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First Female Police Officer In Smyrna Police Department

                  After 40 years, Mary Katherine “K.K” Wrozier is calling it a career with the Smyrna police department. Her last day was this week. “I had always been told that there were bets on me crashing before I had my first year in,” Wrozier tells WSB Radio. […]

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Eddie McGuire and Caroline Wilson: Top Female Cop Wendy Steendam Issues Stern Memo To Male-Dominated Police Force

                  The state’s top female police officer, deputy commissioner Wendy Steendam, has issued a stern warning to Victoria’s male-dominated force, saying it should heed the lessons of the Eddie McGuire scandal. In a strongly worded internal memo written on Wednesday, Ms Steendam said the McGuire controversy made […]

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Southland Police Officer Cynthia Fairley Proud To Celebrate Women In Policing

                  After 23 years in the New Zealand Police, Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley is proud of the career she forged. Growing up in a big family in Stirling, in South Otago, Fairley completed a degree in accounting but couldn’t see herself sitting behind a desk all day. […]

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