Md. woman takes step toward the world of the SWAT team
Officer jumps hurdle in seeking to be county's 1st woman on select police team
In the end, Kayser, 27, was the only Howard County officer to graduate from the most recent training program after the other four suffered injuries.
In doing so, she became the first woman from her department to attempt or accomplish the feat, an important step toward joining the prestigious unit, which handles the county's most explosive situations and has no female members.
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