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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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Black Ohio Female Reacts To Louisiana Police Involved Shooting

                  ‘How dare you stand next to me in the same uniform and murder somebody?’: Black female police officer delivers impassioned response about police shootings A black female police officer in Ohio delivered a powerful, emotional and personal response to the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in […]

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Westhampton Beach Village’s First Female Police Officer Begins Making The Rounds

                  It is safe to say that Ashley Czelatka is already familiar with the community of Westhampton Beach.Most regulars of the Westhampton Beach Farmers Market, held on Saturdays in the municipal parking lot on Mill Road, will recognize her as the traffic control officer who could often […]

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The Ladies Who Run La Vergne: Female Police Describe Their Work As A “Calling”

                  Being a police officer isn’t just a job – it’s a calling and a commitment for the women who serve on the La Vergne Police Department. For Katie Bush and Jessie McMahon, it’s new and exciting. But Sheree Robertson – who transferred to La Vergne from […]

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Upper Arlington Hires First Female Police Chief

                  Tracy Hahn, an Upper Arlington police officer since 1993, will be sworn in Monday as the city’s first female police chief. “She’s got a ton of experience,” City Manager Theodore Staton said of Hahn. “She’s been preparing to be a chief of police all of her […]

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The Story Of A Braveheart – Meet NZ’s First Female Indian Police Officer

                  Ethnic Liaison Officer Constable Mandeep Kaur moved to Ozland about twenty years ago. A single mother with two children had a big struggle waiting for her. Preetinder Grewal reports. Born and brought up in Punjab, Mandeep migrated to Australia nearly 20 years ago in 1999. After […]

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Police Scotland Hijab Plan For Muslim Officers

                  Police Scotland is preparing to introduce a hijab as an optional part of its uniform to encourage Muslim women to join the force. It is studying a specific design of headscarf which would cover the head and neck but not the face. Currently, officers who wish […]

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Newbern Police Department Welcomes First Female Officer

                  Transcending traditional gender roles, the presence of female law enforcement officers has, over the years, experienced rapid growth within the countless departments across the nation. Recently, the Newbern Police Department welcomed its very first female police officer and native resident April Cochran. Straight out of the […]

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Leading By Example: Glendale Police Chief Shows Young Women What’s Possible

                  As Glendale Police Chief Debora Black inspects new recruits during pre-academy, no detail goes unnoticed. She immediately spots that one recruit’s uniform pants have not arrived. “The shirt will probably fit better once they do,” she notes. Another recruit gets high marks for exceptionally shined shoes. […]

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