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Hailed As ‘Role Models’ – All Female Indian Police Unit Departs UN Mission In Liberia

                  12 February 2016 – “We see you as family,” Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf recently told the women of the all-female Indian police unit serving in her country under the United Nations flag. “If I had my will, I would have recommended for another unit of the […]

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Female Police Officers Lead Students In Running Program

                  When teenage girls talk about stress, in Insp. Jackie Wilson’s experience, it usually revolves around exams, family pressures and appearance, often weight. In a bid to relieve some of those stresses, indelibly linked to high school careers, she suggests something that can often set teenaged hearts […]

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Sexual-Misconduct Centre Received Dozens Of Complaints: Military Report

      “Kudos to the Canadian Armed Forces. To read the full report check it out here.” – Jane Hall         Dozens of military personnel and more than 20 civilians contacted a newly created sexual-misconduct response centre during the final four months of last year to report incidents of sexual assault […]

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Women In Policing Topic Of UFV Alumni Panel Discussion

                  Forty years ago it was rare to see a woman in a police uniform. And when you did, chances are she was in a skirt and kept her gun in her purse. Now women comprise 20 percent of all police officers in Canada. Women in policing […]

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Town of Johnston Hires Female Police Officer First in Nearly 30 Years

                  Johnston Police Department has hired their first female officer in nearly 30 years. Jacquelyn (Beth ) Roberson of Batesburg officially joined the department’s ranks Thursday, Jan. 21. Speaking to The Advertiser shortly after the hiring, Police Chief Lamaz Robinson said the move shows “women can be […]

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Few In Number, Female Police Officers Play Big Role

                  Having worked at the Nogales Police Department for more than 20 years, Lt. Veronica Hernandez is the first woman to serve two decades on the city’s force. She was also NPD’s first female sergeant, first female HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) supervisor and, following a […]

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High Ranking Female Officers In The Desert Pave Way

                  Melissa Desmarais has achieved a lot of firsts in the history of the Palm Springs Police Department. Since 2002, she’s achieved the distinction of the first female motorcycle officer, first female sergeant and, now, the first female lieutenant the department has ever promoted. In her 13 […]

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San Jose’s First Woman Vietnamese Police Officer Promoted To Sergeant

                  SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — San Jose Police Department’s Samantha Huynh is breaking new ground as the city’s first female Vietnamese officer promoted to the rank of sergeant. It’s a milestone for the local Vietnamese community. Since the end of the Vietnam war, San Jose’s Vietnamese population has become […]

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Women Power Sweeps The Police Force

                  DESPITE the nature of the job of a police officer, women have not shied away from the profession. In fact, of the many years of service, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for the first time has appointed six women as divisional commanders. They are: Senior Superintendent […]

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America Needs More Female Cops

                  When David Kassick, an unarmed 59-year-old, was fatally shot by a Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, police officer during a routine traffic stop in early February, his case barely registered a blip on the national radar. By then, nearly 100 other Americans had already lost their lives at the […]

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