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Female NYPD Officer Ambushed And Shot Dead In The Bronx As She Finished Shift

                  A female NYPD officer was shot to death in the Bronx section of New York early on Wednesday morning, ambushed in a marked patrol car by a man with a revolver who was later killed by officers. Officer Miosotis Familia, a 12-year veteran of the department, was assigned […]

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For Women in Blue, a Grim Measure of Their Growing Role and Risks

                  In the early 1980s, the New York City subways were forbidding, with robbers lurking in graffiti-covered cars. Very few women were on patrol, but Officer Irma Lozada took one of the most dangerous jobs: She hid her badge and draped fake gold chains around her neck, […]

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‘Positive Change’ As Manitoba Police Force Hires First 2 Female Officers

                  A Manitoba police force has made history in a move the chief of police calls long overdue. For the first time in 101 years, the Winkler Police Service is hiring two female police officers. Local resident Kendra Derksen, and Megan Fallis of Warren, will join the […]

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Off-duty Female Police Officer Killed In Manchester Attack, With Husband Critical And Children Injured

                  An off-duty female officer from Cheshire police was killed in the Manchester attack. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins has confirmed that one of the  victims of the Manchester Arena attack was a serving police officer. Her husband is critically ill and her children were injured in the […]

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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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