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Women Officers

For female forces, the Women Officers topic provides news, articles, and tactical tips to help take the fight to the bad guys. There was a time that a female officer was a rarity among the ranks, but today thousands of women stand on the thin blue line, serving on tactical teams, training other officers, working as detectives, and leading entire departments.

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November 06, 2014
Women on patrol: Why some choose to be Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

Women on patrol: Why some choose to be "just a cop"

Certainly there are a lot of women found in administrative assignments and detective jobs, but why do some female officers willingly choose a career at the “bottom” of the rank structure? - Full Story
November 06, 2014
27 reasons for women in law enforcement to celebrate Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

27 reasons for women in law enforcement to celebrate

Have some fun, enjoy a few laughs, and be grateful that you — and your brothers and sisters — are part of greatest profession in the world - Full Story
October 10, 2014
P1 Photo of the Week: Autism Speaks PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Autism Speaks

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Utah Department of Corrections! Officer... - Full Story
August 14, 2014
'Self-talk' to keep cool in high-stress incidents Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

'Self-talk' to keep cool in high-stress incidents

If elite military forces and SWAT use positive self-talk, why shouldn't a female officer use it too? - Full Story
August 14, 2014
3 keys to planning for retirement after a police career Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

3 keys to planning for retirement after a police career

I wish I could go back and tell my 21-year-old rookie self, “Hey kid, make sure you start planning for retirement” - Full Story
August 14, 2014
6 keys to being a better police parent Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

6 keys to being a better police parent

Using these six simple steps can go a long way toward improving your home life overall, particularly your relationship with your kids - Full Story
May 24, 2014
Bracket Challenge: Top fictional female cops P1 Community - The Question

Bracket Challenge: Top fictional female cops

Which one deserves the title of Best Female Cop of All Time? - Full Story
May 15, 2014
5 things line officers want from their commanders Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

5 things line officers want from their commanders

All I can ask any commander is this: “When was the last time you had ‘fun’ at work? When was the last time you heard your battle cry?” - Full Story
May 15, 2014
8 'Mom-isms' that can make you a better cop Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

8 'Mom-isms' that can make you a better cop

If you get hurt at work and have to go to the ER, do you really want the trauma nurses gossiping over their morning coffee about your tattered underwear? - Full Story
April 30, 2014
7 reasons women struggle with firearms training (and how to overcome them) Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

7 reasons women struggle with firearms training (and how to overcome them)

There are good reasons why women and men should be trained differently in firearms - Full Story



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Women Officers Columnists

Unleashing Your Inner Warrior Unleashing Your Inner Warrior
with Nancy Fatura
Recruiting Women to Policing: Strategies That Work Recruiting Women to Policing: Strategies That Work
with Donna Milgram, Executive Director