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History Made: First Female Police Chief Named In Bergen County

                  BERGENFIELD, N.J. — Cathy Madalone made history in 1994 when she became the first woman to join the Bergenfield Police Department . But making history once wasn’t enough for this bold woman. Now the 21-year veteran is becoming Bergen County’s first female police chief. Madalone will oversee a 44-member department where […]

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Female Police Officer Steals The Show As She Gets Footloose In Front Of Thousands At Pride Event

                  It attracted thousands of revellers to watch more than 100 performers but one female police officer became the unlikely star of Manchester’s Pride event. The WPC was caught on camera throwing some killer dance moves and by the looks of it her jovial approach to her […]

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She’s A Lawyer, She Adores Oprah Winfrey… Enter Nigeria’s First Female Police PRO

                  Olabisi Alof-Kolawole is the first female force public relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force following her appointment on Friday by Solomon Arase, the inspector general of police. The law gradate succeeds Emmanuel Ojukwu, who is now the commissioner of police in Kogi state. Alofe-Kolawole, who […]

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India’s Haryana Sets Up All-Women Police Stations

                  On Friday, the northern Indian state of Haryana inaugurated all-women police stations to deal with crimes against women in all its districts. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey reports from Gurgaon. A two-storey building in Sector 51 of this bustling city is being given a fresh coat of […]

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Surrey RCMP Welcomes Its First Female Superintendent

                  SURREY — Carol Bradley is the Surrey RCMP ’s first female superintendent. Bradley is the detachment’s new operations support officer and is one of 26 female superintendents in the RCMP across the country. Bradley said she decided to become a police officer in 1984 after working […]

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Female Police Officer Outshines Hundreds Of Male Colleagues In Training

                  KARACHI: A lady police official outshone hundreds of her male colleagues as she graduated from a police academy and got distinction in tough physical training as well as in the subject of law, an official on Saturday said. Rani Khan, who was recruited as a police […]

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International Association Of Women In Police 2015: ‘Policing Is A Fantastic Vocation’

                  MORE than 700 policewomen from around the world are coming to Wales this weekend for a prestigious international event. The International Associational of Women in Police (IAWP) conference will see officers from dozens of countries from Australia and Japan to Kyrgyzstan and Curacao taking part in […]

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1st Women To Pass Ranger School Are Army Pilot, Military Cop

                  FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — The first two women to pass the Army’s notoriously difficult Ranger School impressed male classmates left in their dust during road marches and proved their mettle as teammates by helping carry heavy weapons when others were too fatigued to lift another […]

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Police Command Changes Put More Women In Charge

                  Three of the five day-to-day operational command posts within the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service are now held by female officers, including a police superintendent’s position and the recently promoted commander of the Cayman Brac police station. Long-serving Acting Superintendent Angelique Howell had the “acting” removed […]

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Women’s Day Female Officers Take On Police Tactical Division

                  PRETORIA – The specialised units in the South African Police Services (SAPS) often have their hands full dealing with many situations, ranging from service delivery protests to violent robberies. Members of these units often have to face dangerous and trigger-happy criminals. These conditions are considered tough […]

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