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Delphos’ First Female Police Officer To Retire After 33 Years Of Service

  “Hats off to Bev Cross-McNea blazing a trail.” – Jane Hall       DELPHOS — This week marks the last for Delphos’ first female police officer and most senior in the department. Bev Cross-McNeal has announced her retirement after 33 years of service.  Police Chief Kyle Fittro said she will be greatly missed […]

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A Pilot Study of Women in the New South Wales Police Force 1979 to 2008: Have Thirty Years Really Made Any Difference

“Both Dr. Susan Robinson and Virginia Arentsen provided a comprehensive document which has many parallels in Canada. They have given their permission to re-publish their study as outlined below.” – Jane Hall         Abstract In 1915, for the first time in Australia, the New South Wales (NSW) Police Force employed two female […]

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Women In Leadership Study Team

  Overview       The Women in Leadership team originated in Sept 2009 in response to a white paper, Gender Differences in Leadership Styles; Changing the Face of Leadership from Within  tabled for discussion at the Public Safety Leadership Development Consortium’s (PSLDC) annual general meeting.  Members of the group were invited to join a […]

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A Tale Of Two Police Forces: 1974 A Milestone Year In Canada

      “In the absence of any empirical evidence to the contrary, the assumption had to be that females would be capable of performing all the diversified duties in the Force equal to males.” – RCMP Commissioner Maurice Jean Nadon, 1974           I was so impressed with the above noted […]

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List of Distinguished Field of Speakers

  A distinguished field of speakers will be presenting on a variety of topics, including:     Changing The Face of Leadership from Within: Gender Differences in Leadership Styles by Jane Hall. Ms. Hall is the author of The Red Wall: A Woman in the RCMP, a true story of one who, in 1977, was among the first few […]

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