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Palm Springs Shooting: 2 Police Officers Killed, One Wounded

                  Two police officers were fatally shot and a third one injured while responding to a family disturbance call Saturday in Palm Springs, California. The two victims were identified as Jose Gilbert Vega, a 35-year veteran of the department, and Lesley Zerebny, who is the mother of […]

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Special Victims Investigator Named Stamford Police Officer Of The Year

                  STAMFORD — Adriana Molina nurtures victims and is relentless in tracking down criminals. Her fluency in Spanish and background in nursing helped her as she took over as the lead investigator into a 2-month-old baby’s homicide this summer. The Colombia-born Molina, who came to the United […]

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RCMP Sexual Harassment Settlement: Hush Money Or Progress?

                  RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson issued an emotional apology to the former female employees, and the women still working in Canada’s national police force yesterday. “We hurt you. For that I am truly sorry”, Paulson said at at the televised press conference to announce a $100 million […]

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Rarity Of Tulsa Shooting: Female Officers Are Almost Never Involved In A Shooting

                  Betty Jo Shelby drew her gun and warned the man to stop walking. But Terence Crutcher continued moving toward his S.U.V., which he had left in the middle of the road, the driver’s side door open and the engine running. He was mumbling to himself, but […]

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Young Female Officer In Critical Condition After Detonation Of Bomb So Powerful It Cracked Concrete

                  BUDAPEST – Hungarian authorities staged a manhunt Sunday for the main suspect in a bomb attack that seriously wounded two patrol officers late Saturday, with authorities saying the homemade device had been planted in an apparent attempt to target police. The incident comes as countries across […]

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D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier Steps Down To Work For The NFL

                  D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced Tuesday that she will step down next month to take over as head of security for the National Football League, leaving behind a legacy of community engagement that endeared her from the city’s crime-ridden neighborhoods to the broader national […]

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Laurel’s Highest-Ranking Female Officer Says Goodbye To Police Department After 25 Years

                  Laurel Police Capt. Constance Speake, the city’s highest-ranking female officer, said she has had to work extra hard to prove herself a worthy asset to her law enforcement colleagues over the last 25 years. But, Speake said, her natural competitive and persistent attitude was an aid […]

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Durham Appoints First Female Chief Officer In Force History

                  A POLICE officer has made history by becoming the first female chief officer in her force’s 177-year history. Chief Superintendent Helen McMillan has been appointed acting assistant chief constable with Durham Constabulary. The 49-year-old is stepping up into the post after Deputy Chief Constable Steve Watson […]

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Police Department Hires First Female Officer

                  SPRINGVILLE—For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Springville Police Department has a female officer. Mindy Jendrowski officially started in the department on July 5, she will be riding along with another officer for about a month, while she gets her bearings in Springville. “I’m […]

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Female Police Officer Injured In Dallas Shooting Is From Wisconsin

                  Gretchen Rocha, an officer injured in Dallas is from Fox Lake, Wisconsin. She moved to Texas with her husband about a year ago. Rocha was not shot, but she was hit with shrapnel in her arm and leg. Rocha’s father, Craig Bayer, says Gretchen didn’t know […]

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