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Austin Police Work To Recruit More Women

                  AUSTIN, Texas –Jessica Robledo stood before a group of three dozen women scattered throughout the pews of a cavernous East Austin church. “Today is your day,” Robledo proclaimed to the group. “Today is about YOU! Be selfish.” She paused, pacing up and down the center aisle. […]

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Female Officer Sues Chicago Police, Alleging Sexual Discrimination

                  A female police officer is suing the Chicago Police Department, alleging it allowed her to be harassed by co-workers on the basis of her sexual orientation. Jennifer O’Shaughnessy filed a discrimination suit Aug. 28 in Cook County Circuit Court against the Chicago Police Department, alleging discrimination. […]

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SCL Reaches Settlement With Three Female Officers Over Harassment

                  Salt Lake City — (KUTV) A settlement has been reached between Salt Lake City and three female police officers who said they were sexually harassed by the department’s former deputy chief. Ed Brass, attorney for the three officers, told 2News Wednesday afternoon the settlement will lead […]

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Ukraine’s First Women Police Officers, Thanks To The California Highway Patrol

                  Anne Bailey: How did you first get interested in this story about police reform in Ukraine? And where specifically were you in Ukraine?​ Misha Friedman: The story was shot exclusively in Kiev. In December, President Poroshenko appointed a new deputy interior minister, Eka Zguladze, a native […]

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Why Black Woman Is Joining Los Angeles Police Dept.

                  Los Angeles (CNN)Asia Hardy grips the training gun, her arms raised, edging slowly toward the suspect. “Slowly come down to your knees. Don’t move!” she orders. Hardy’s voice is steady but still tinged with the hesitation expected from a young police recruit. Hardy walks forward, her […]

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Raynham Woman First Female Promoted To Sergeant In Easton

                  EASTON – Cally Gurney made history Wednesday when she exchanged her silver police badge for a golden one. Gurney, an Easton police officer, became the first woman promoted to police sergeant in the history of the Easton Police Department. With a smile on her face, she […]

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High Ranking Female Officers In The Desert Pave Way

                  Melissa Desmarais has achieved a lot of firsts in the history of the Palm Springs Police Department. Since 2002, she’s achieved the distinction of the first female motorcycle officer, first female sergeant and, now, the first female lieutenant the department has ever promoted. In her 13 […]

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NT To Have The Highest Number Of Female Police Officers

                  The Territory is set to have the highest ratio of women police officers in the country after the unveiling of a recruitment plan to bolster the ranks of women officers. Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw announced yesterday emergency services would recruit an equal number of men and […]

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SLC Reaches Settlement With 3 Female Police Officers Over Harassment

                  Salt Lake City — (KUTV) A settlement has been reached between Salt Lake City and three female police officers who said they were sexually harassed by the department’s former deputy chief. Ed Brass, attorney for the three officers, told 2News Wednesday afternoon the settlement will lead […]

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All Female Police Station Opens In Indian State

                  NEW DELHI – India’s northern Haryana state has opened all-women police stations in each of its 21 districts to encourage women who are victims of crime and violence to bring their grievances to the police, who have long been considered insensitive to women. In one of […]

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