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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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Cedar Hill Police Officer Hospitalized After Being Burned By Suspect

                    CEDAR HILL (CBSDFW.COM) – A man who lit himself on fire inside of a Cedar Hill restaurant underwent surgery on Wednesday night at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Doctors are also treating a police officer who tried to stop the suspect. Robert Gonzales was inside of […]

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Fort Hood Shooting 2014: Female Police Officer Hailed A Hero

      “Salute to the female military police women of Fort Hood. This was the second time (2009 Fort Hood tragedy was the first) a gunman committed suicide when confronted by a female military police officer.” – Jane Hall       A female military police officer hs been praised for her ‘heriThe officer, […]

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With Their Special Set Of Strengths, Female Officers ‘Essential’ To Surrey RCMP

        “Nice to read a good news story” – Jane       SURREY — Cpl. Marina Wilks remembers when her mentor told her of having to carry her gun around in a purse and wear a skirt as part of her RCMP uniform. Times have changed since women first joined the […]

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Death Detective Earns PhD In Decomposition

      “Salute, Sergeant Diane Cockle” – Jane Hall         While Sergeant Diane Cockle is only the third female RCMP officer to earn a PhD, her SFU thesis is the world’s first to comprehensively study the progression of human decomposition at a crime scene. It’s a subject that falls within the […]

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A Man’s Got To Know His Limitations

        By: Jessica Irvine News Limited Network: May 8, 2013:       PEOPLE travel from all over the world to attend the annual shareholder meetings of the legendary billionaire investor Warren Buffet. Last weekend, more than 35,000 turned up to a stadium in the midwest city of Omaha, Nebraska, to hear […]

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A Tale Of Two Police Forces: 1974 A Milestone Year In Canada

      “In the absence of any empirical evidence to the contrary, the assumption had to be that females would be capable of performing all the diversified duties in the Force equal to males.” – RCMP Commissioner Maurice Jean Nadon, 1974           I was so impressed with the above noted […]

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Female Police Officers: Recognized For Achievements

      Women have greatly contributed to policing around the world. We have included below some of the women who have been recognized for their contributions to their police organization and the communities they serve:           Female Ex-Hockey Star Now Walking Cop’s Beat (Nov 2012) – The blue lights flash, […]

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November 2012: Videos

      We have included three most recent videos which highlight women in policing today:         B.C. Gay Lesbian Mounties Release ‘It Gets Better’ Video –  First Woman Sworn In As RCMP’s Top Cop In Newfoundland (Oct 2012) – (video) The first female assistant commissioner of the RCMP was sworn in […]

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