It can be different for every woman but in general, there are a few assumptions made by some male cops and some civilians.
Many civilian women would warn me to call for back up (although it was usually on its way) if they were in a fight with their boyfriend and he was a big guy. Most guys would go into their flirtation mode and even try to get me to go out with them!
Another assumption is that women just can’t handle the job physically the way a man can. Interestingly, most women are better at calming people down with verbal techniques so they don’t often have to be as physical. But when the adrenaline hits, most women can get that superhuman strength they need, to contain a suspect when necessary. – READ MORE