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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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February 25, 2014
Making time for 'patrol ready' physical fitness Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

Making time for 'patrol ready' physical fitness

We police officers generally have to work out on our own time, and I see that as being just one more hour added to our shift - Full Story
February 25, 2014
How sleep deprivation affects officer safety and performance PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How sleep deprivation affects officer safety and performance

“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” — W. C. Fields - Full Story
February 25, 2014
Women in policing: 9 tips for mentors and mentees Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Women in policing: 9 tips for mentors and mentees

With three generations of women firmly established in policing, women mentoring other women should be a given - Full Story
January 15, 2014
U.S. military offers lessons in enlisting women warriors Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

U.S. military offers lessons in enlisting women warriors

Time to validate the standards for job performance, rather than fixed ideas of 'fitness' - Full Story
December 18, 2013
Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

There is still no agreement on what it takes physically to be a cop — or what standards predict success - Full Story
December 17, 2013
Strap on survival equipment with the T.U.C. Rig Loraine Burger - For Cops, By Cops

Strap on survival equipment with the T.U.C. Rig

OfficerJulie Williams needed to carry more than her belt could hold, so she crafted a way to keep everything at hand — or foot - Full Story
November 27, 2013
Fewer women in policing because fewer want the job Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Fewer women in policing because fewer want the job

A significant reason there are fewer women in policing is that fewer women are interested, but other — potentially larger — questions loom - Full Story
November 13, 2013
How two cops found love in a PoliceOne chat room Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

How two cops found love in a PoliceOne chat room

The support they got on online forum helps two officers find camaraderie – and each other - Full Story
November 13, 2013
Words can build or destroy a career PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Words can build or destroy a career

When I didn't pull the trigger, and everyone survived, my actions were still picked apart and derided - Full Story
November 13, 2013
How not to sabotage your sisters in blue Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

How not to sabotage your sisters in blue

We should lift each other up — female and male — instead of dragging anyone down for petty reasons - 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