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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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September 19, 2011
Fit for female cops: Vertical and horizontal shoulder holsters Tom Marx - Casting a Critical Eye on Weapons Technology and Training

Fit for female cops: Vertical and horizontal shoulder holsters

Whether you personally favor a vertical or horizontal shoulder rig, you will be well-served by trying on a few different options before making a selection. - Full Story
August 11, 2011
Functional fitness for female officers Kathy Vonk - Fitness for Female Officers

Functional fitness for female officers

Women in law enforcement encounter the same criminals that male officers do, therefore must be able to fight with and subdue those same criminals - Full Story
August 11, 2011
Officer Brandy Roell: 'You never give up, no matter what!' Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Officer Brandy Roell: 'You never give up, no matter what!'

September 8th, 2008 changed Brandy Roella€™s life forever - Full Story
May 17, 2011
Women in law enforcement: 3 keys to successful media relations Dr. June Rogers, WIFLE
Women in Federal Law Enforcement
- Women in Policing

Women in law enforcement: 3 keys to successful media relations

Don’t ruin a perfectly good press conference — if such a thing even exists — by interlacing facts and opinions - Full Story
May 17, 2011
Women in law enforcement: How gender differences enable new police leaders Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Women in law enforcement: How gender differences enable new police leaders

Ignoring differences between men and women in the police profession often stems from a misguided attempt to 'treat everyone equal' - Full Story
May 17, 2011
Women in law enforcement: The spirit of the female warrior Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Women in law enforcement: The spirit of the female warrior

The female warrior is often more cautious than her male counterpart, spending more time planning, recognizing that brute strength cannot often compensate for poor tactical decision-making - Full Story
February 15, 2011
Reviving the female warrior Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Reviving the female warrior

A women warrior’s prowess should not be defined by how big or physically powerful she is – in fact, neither should a man’s - Full Story
February 15, 2011
What do you do with a pregnant cop? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

What do you do with a pregnant cop?

Advice for one of the most poorly handled, contentious, and misunderstood issues in law enforcement today - Full Story
January 31, 2011
The 'conspiracy of safety' continues Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

The 'conspiracy of safety' continues

Only in Stephen King novels does the tractor actually turn on the farmer and try to kill him, but we run toward the shots — it's what crime fighters do - Full Story
December 13, 2010
Fit for female cops: Crossbody carry and different regions of the body Tom Marx - Casting a Critical Eye on Weapons Technology and Training

Fit for female cops: Crossbody carry and different regions of the body

Different regions of the body, aside from the waistline, can accommodate a crossbody holster setup, but many considerations must be taken into account - Full Story



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