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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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Drunk driver gets probation for crash that killed Mass. trooper

Drunk driver gets probation for crash that killed Mass. trooper

William Senne pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the crash that left Ellen Engelhardt brain damaged until her death - Full Story

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Judge: Police can't wear uniforms at cop killer's trial

The suspect’s attorney argued a ‘sea of blue’ would sway the jury’s decision - Full Story

Columns

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

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Retired Calif. cop passes badge on to daughter

Retired Calif. cop passes badge on to daughter

Retired police detective Sharon McClatchy pinned her daughter Emily Kane upon graduating from the academy - Full Story

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Officers cleared in fatal shooting of Va. man

Officer Steven Brown and Naval Criminal Investigative Service Agent Suzanne Marsteller each fired once at Shane Whitworth after he leveled a gun at them during a showdown - Full Story

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Dallas cop fired for shooting unarmed carjacking suspect

Dallas cop fired for shooting unarmed carjacking suspect

The officer's lawyer argued that she truly feared for her life when she fired at him, despite reports that his hands were raised and empyty - Full Story

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NM cop reflects on wounds, long recovery

Officer Robin Hopkins' world was changed the day a suspect shot at her through her squad and shattered her leg - Full Story

Exclusives

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

Physical fitness double standards for male and female cops?

My beef with the traditional fitness double standards is they provide fodder for arguing women can’t do the job unless standards are lowered, and they fuel resentment. - Full Story

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Former Pa. campus police officer sues school

A former University of Scranton officer accuses the school of violating the state's whistleblower law - Full Story

Columns

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



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