Female OPP Officers Recognize 40 Years












Forty years ago, the Ontario Provincial Police welcomed the first female police officers into its ranks. The date was May 1974.

After one year on the force, Pat Bromley, then 23, was involved in the 1975 capture of convicted murderer, Donald Kelly.

“It was very interesting because there was the challenge of me being a women and the (male police officers) not sure what to give me to do,” Bromley said Saturday, adding the male officers felt a need to protect her. – Read More



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