Tag Archives: Women in policing

A Shocking Message Was Left On Female Police Officer’s Car – Her Response Was Perfect

                  A police officer has been praised for her heartfelt response after someone left a message saying “kill yourself” on her car. The unnamed Gwent Police officer returned to her personal car, which had been parked outside a police station, to find the message scrawled in dirt […]

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Police Honour Trailblazing Female Officers

                  In 1977, Marilyn Anderson was presented with badge number 51, becoming Prince Albert’s first female police officer. She applied for a job as “policewoman” and wore a different uniform than her male colleagues. Her first day at work still sticks in her memory. “I felt like […]

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Tasmanian Police Women Celebrate 100 Years In The Force

                  Gone are the days of female police officers being forced to wear skirts and use the male toilets in their workplace, but there is still a way to go before the glass ceiling is smashed, Tasmania Police’s top female cop says. This year marks 100 years […]

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Country’s First Female Police Officer” Fatema Persists Despite Constant Tuants

                  She is one of the first two women who chose to join the police after their Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) exam in 1984. But plagued by constant goading and teasing by male colleagues and supervisors, her only female colleague quit the job within the first four […]

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Southland Police Officer Cynthia Fairley Proud To Celebrate Women In Policing

                  After 23 years in the New Zealand Police, Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley is proud of the career she forged. Growing up in a big family in Stirling, in South Otago, Fairley completed a degree in accounting but couldn’t see herself sitting behind a desk all day. […]

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The Ladies Who Run La Vergne: Female Police Describe Their Work As A “Calling”

                  Being a police officer isn’t just a job – it’s a calling and a commitment for the women who serve on the La Vergne Police Department. For Katie Bush and Jessie McMahon, it’s new and exciting. But Sheree Robertson – who transferred to La Vergne from […]

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Female Cop In Kilifi Under Probe For Allegedly Hiring Out Her Gun To Criminals

                  Kilifi, Kenya: A policewoman attached to Kilifi County Administration Police headquarters is under investigation following claims she has been aiding violent criminals in the region. Local police claimed yesterday that the officer has been working in Kilifi for years and was transferred to an undisclosed part […]

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Female Police Officer To Run New Domestic Violence Bureau

                  Turkey’s top police body has appointed a female police officer as the head of a newly-founded bureau in the Istanbul Police Department, one among dozens that were established across the country specializing in domestic violence against women and children. Kıymet Bilir Değerli, 39, was appointed as […]

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Hailed As ‘Role Models’ – All Female Indian Police Unit Departs UN Mission In Liberia

                  12 February 2016 – “We see you as family,” Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf recently told the women of the all-female Indian police unit serving in her country under the United Nations flag. “If I had my will, I would have recommended for another unit of the […]

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Female Police Officers Lead Students In Running Program

                  When teenage girls talk about stress, in Insp. Jackie Wilson’s experience, it usually revolves around exams, family pressures and appearance, often weight. In a bid to relieve some of those stresses, indelibly linked to high school careers, she suggests something that can often set teenaged hearts […]

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