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‘Positive Change’ As Manitoba Police Force Hires First 2 Female Officers

                  A Manitoba police force has made history in a move the chief of police calls long overdue. For the first time in 101 years, the Winkler Police Service is hiring two female police officers. Local resident Kendra Derksen, and Megan Fallis of Warren, will join the […]

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Upper Arlington Hires First Female Police Chief

                  Tracy Hahn, an Upper Arlington police officer since 1993, will be sworn in Monday as the city’s first female police chief. “She’s got a ton of experience,” City Manager Theodore Staton said of Hahn. “She’s been preparing to be a chief of police all of her […]

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Jody Kasper, Northampton’s First Female Police Chief

                    After almost two decades on the force and a lengthy selection process, Jody Kasper, the city’s first female police chief, was sworn in at the historic Academy of Music Theatre Tuesday night. Kasper, a 40-year-old Easthampton resident, was administered the oath of office by Mayor […]

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Palisade Appoints First Female Police Chief

                  PALISADE, Colo.- The Town of Palisade appoints their first-ever female chief of police. After 27 years in law enforcement, and nearly two months service as the town’s interim police chief, Deb Funston is trading in her sergeant badge for Palisade’s official Chief of Police title. This […]

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Wayne County Airport Authority Swears In First Female Police Chief

                  Detroit native Jennifer Williams has been sworn in as the first female police chief for the Wayne County Airport Authority. Williams, a 28-year law enforcement veteran, replaces the recently retired Chief Edward Glomb to lead the police force that provides law enforcement at both Detroit Metropolitan […]

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Galloway Names First-Ever Female Acting Police Chief

                    GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Lt. Donna Higbee was named the township’s acting police chief Monday. Higbee replaces Chief Pat Moran who retired following a 25-year career in law enforcement. Higbee was promoted from sergeant to lieutenant in January. She became the township’s first female lieutenant and […]

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First Female Police Chief Of Islington Sworn In

                  A new police chief will be Islington’s first female borough commander. Ch Supt Catherine Roper took over control of the borough’s police force from Gerry Campbell on Monday morning. She joined the Met in 2000, and has spent at least two years in specialist protection (SO1), […]

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Valarie Dalton Sworn In As 1st Female Police Chief Of Morehouse College

                  Valarie Dalton was sworn in as the first black female police chief and associate vice president for Public Safety at Morehouse College. Dalton, a 27-year veteran with the Atlanta Police Department, said she wants to bring community-oriented policing to the 66-acre campus and implement processes to […]

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Penny Harrington, the USA’s 1st Female Chief of Police

    “Thank you Penny Harrington for blazing the trail and building a mentoring organization for others. That is true leadership. Salute.” – Jane Hall           For this month’s theme, we will be interviewing a number of women from around the globe who have reached the top of the world’s most prestigious and […]

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