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RCMP Female Member Killed In Vehicle Crash

                  Hundreds of people lined the streets of Victoria today to watch police escort the body of RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett to the airport, following her death in a collision earlier this week. The escort — led by officers from the constable’s West Shore detachment — departed […]

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Miami – Dade’s First Black Female Police – Thelma Harris Dies At 88

                  As a teenager new to her neighborhood, Thelma Gaitor Freeman Harris was enthralled in two passions: going to the library and participating in amateur shows with her sisters at the Harlem Square hotspot in Overtown. A chance meeting with seaman Walter Freeman in 1945 while she […]

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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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First Female Police Officer In Redlands Still Going Strong At 84

      “Salute to Shirley Harlan!  This is the earliest documentation I have so far of a female police officer carrying a gun in her purse.” – Jane       Shirley Harlan, 84, the city’s first female police officer, recently rafted the Colorado River and shows no sign she’s ready for the rocking […]

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Incredible Story Of Flora Sandes: The Beer-Swilling Rector’s Daughter Who Was The Only Female On The Frontline In WWI And WWII

                  She was the daughter of a Suffolk rector but the young Flora Sandes used to dream of being a soldier, spending her childhood galloping through the countryside while pretending she was fighting in battle. Twenty years later, when war broke out for real across Europe, the […]

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Female Cop Killed In Shoot-Out

      “Very Sad” – Jane           Cape Town – A female police officer was shot dead in a shoot-out with armed robbers near Kraaifontein in Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Friday. “The tragic incident happened on Thursday around 16:50 after Kraaifontein police received a complaint of a […]

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Guelph Officer Killed In Crash Was Fulfilling ‘Childhood Dream’

      “Taken too soon.” – Jane Hall       A Guelph police officer who was killed in an early-morning crash is being remembered as a vibrant and dynamic woman, who was working her dream job in her hometown. Const. Jennifer Kovach became a police officer because she wanted to give back and […]

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A Fortieth Anniversary of Women in the RCMP

    “This is a nice tribute webpage to many RCMP female members have provided dedicated service to their communities.” – Jane Hall     In the world of music, the first note of a diatonic scale is the keynote. The keynote is of such importance that it sets the tone or the mood for the […]

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Powerful Women Who Became Victims Of The Deadly Mexican Drug War

      “Salute to brave women of Mexico.” – Jane Hall       Erika Gandara became police chief in Guadalupe when her predecessor was decapitated and no one else wanted the job, but the 28-year-old fell victim to a similar fate when she was dragged from her house by armed gunmen, killed and […]

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Delphos’ First Female Police Officer To Retire After 33 Years Of Service

  “Hats off to Bev Cross-McNea blazing a trail.” – Jane Hall       DELPHOS — This week marks the last for Delphos’ first female police officer and most senior in the department. Bev Cross-McNeal has announced her retirement after 33 years of service.  Police Chief Kyle Fittro said she will be greatly missed […]

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