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Pleasant Ridge Hires Its First Female Police Officer

                  Meet Julie Reid, the first female police officer to serve in Pleasant Ridge since the city formed in 1928. “It’s been a long time coming,” Police Chief Kevin Nowak said about his newest hire. “We interviewed many candidates and Officer Julie Reid was our No. 1 pick.” Reid’s […]

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Police Woman Shot Dead In Freeport Night Club

A FEMALE police officer who was fatally shot at a club in Freeport over the weekend is being hailed as “a loving mother and an officer who was loved by everyone”. Officer 3518 Theresa Jessica Thompson-George, 24, is the daughter of well-known Bahamian reggae artist Jay Troy Thompson, who is the son of former Free […]

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A Shocking Message Was Left On Female Police Officer’s Car – Her Response Was Perfect

                  A police officer has been praised for her heartfelt response after someone left a message saying “kill yourself” on her car. The unnamed Gwent Police officer returned to her personal car, which had been parked outside a police station, to find the message scrawled in dirt […]

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Police Honour Trailblazing Female Officers

                  In 1977, Marilyn Anderson was presented with badge number 51, becoming Prince Albert’s first female police officer. She applied for a job as “policewoman” and wore a different uniform than her male colleagues. Her first day at work still sticks in her memory. “I felt like […]

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Tasmanian Police Women Celebrate 100 Years In The Force

                  Gone are the days of female police officers being forced to wear skirts and use the male toilets in their workplace, but there is still a way to go before the glass ceiling is smashed, Tasmania Police’s top female cop says. This year marks 100 years […]

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Female Police Officers’ On-The-Job Experiences Diverge From Those Of Male Officers

                  In recent decades, women have accounted for a growing share of America’s police officers, but this growth has been relatively slow and women remain underrepresented in the field. They also sometimes differ sharply from male officers in their views of policing and their experiences, according to […]

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After $87K Verdict FOr Female Cop, Lawyer For Randolph Reportedly Seeks New Trial

                  The lawyer who represented the Randolph and the township police department against a female officer’s allegations of gender discrimination is trying to obtain a new trial and to set aside the $87,000 verdict awarded to her by a seven-person civil jury last month, the Daily Record reported. […]

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Two Police Officers Attacked In The First Two Days of 2017

                  TWO police officers were attacked while on duty in the first two days of the year. A 46-year-old engineer is facing allegations he bit an officer on the shoulder while being arrested when he appears in court later this month. Meanwhile an 18-year-old Worthing woman was […]

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Female Police Officer Files $1M Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against The City

                  A female Dallas police officer is asking for more than $1 million in a gender discrimination lawsuit against the city, claiming she was assaulted by a male superior. Michelle Herczeg, 36, filed the suit against the city of Dallas on Wednesday, claiming she “was targeted for […]

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Oakland Gets Its First Female Police Chief Who Will Clean Up The Troubled Department After Underage Prostitute Scandel

                  Oakland has appointed its first female police chief after the city’s department became embroiled in a sex-abuse scandal featuring an 17-year-old prostitute. Anne Kirkpatrick from Memphis, Tennessee has been headhunted by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to clean up the troubled department. Over the summer, three police […]

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