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Plymouth’s First Female Police Officer Celebrates 100th Birthday

                  Eileen Normington celebrating the landmark day with friends who put on a party for her – she also got a surprise visit from current officers at Devon and Cornwall Police who showed up to wish her a happy birthday. When asked abut how it feels to […]

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N.J. Town’s 1st Woman Police Officer Wins $355K In Discrimination Case

                    UNION TWP. – The township’s first woman police officer has been awarded $355,000 after a jury determined she was discriminated against by township officials when she was denied lifetime health benefits upon retirement. MaryAnne Cosimano has paid for her own health benefits since she retired […]

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Number Of Female Police Officers On The Rise

                  WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — The driver pulls off to the side of the road after catching a glimpse of the red and blue flashing lights in the rearview mirror. As the officer approaches, the driver turns and says, “Sorry, sir,” only to have to apologize after […]

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Adair’s New Cop Makes First Female In Department History

                  Aug. 2 marked a milestone for Adair Police Department and for Cassandra Cookson. Tuesday, the Chelsea native officially became Officer Cookson, accepting her first law enforcement job as the newest patrol officer with Adair PD. She was born in Alaska but grew up in Chelsea before […]

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Female Cop Files Discrimination Suit Against Henderson

                  A female Henderson police officer is claiming sexual discrimination against the city in a federal lawsuit filed last month, court records show. Tiffany Dunsworth-Hampton filed the lawsuit on Nov. 18. In it, she claimed she was the subject of several sexually explicit comments, that she was […]

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Miami Police Officer Lydia Marquez’s Emotional ‘Why I Serve’ Video Goes Viral

                    A female police officer from Miami has poured her emotions into a video she posted online in which she talked of the dangers she and her colleagues face when they respond to emergency calls. Officer Lydia Marquez decided to record the four-minute video and post […]

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History Made: First Female Police Chief Named In Bergen County

                  BERGENFIELD, N.J. — Cathy Madalone made history in 1994 when she became the first woman to join the Bergenfield Police Department . But making history once wasn’t enough for this bold woman. Now the 21-year veteran is becoming Bergen County’s first female police chief. Madalone will oversee a 44-member department where […]

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Female Police Officer Steals The Show As She Gets Footloose In Front Of Thousands At Pride Event

                  It attracted thousands of revellers to watch more than 100 performers but one female police officer became the unlikely star of Manchester’s Pride event. The WPC was caught on camera throwing some killer dance moves and by the looks of it her jovial approach to her […]

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Indian Police Officer Wins UN’s International Female Peacekeeper Award

                  An Indian police officer has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the United Nation or UN’s police division for her “exceptional achievements” in her duty with the UN mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts towards helping victims of sexual and gender-based […]

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Police Officer In Met Race And Sex Discrimination Case Hoping To Be Awarded £50,000 Compensation

                    The Metropolitan Poilce, Britain’s largest force, is facing a compensation claim from firearms officer Carol Howard, 35, after a judgment last month found she was “singled out and targeted” for almost a year while serving in the Diplomatic Protection Group. Schona Jolly, the barrister representing […]

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