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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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September 13, 2010

Margaret Moore: Women in Federal Law Enforcement

Betsy Brantner-Smith sits down with Margaret Moore, President of the Women in Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, at the 2010 WIFLE Conference in Atlanta. Margaret began her career in 1973 as an undercover narcotics police officer and later worked with ATF and became the first woman special agent in charge. Margaret now mentors young women in law enforcement and works to inspire and train women each year at WIFLE.
April 26, 2010

Dealing with Pregnancy in a Law Enforcement Setting

Betsy Brantner-Smith touches on a sensitive subject that affects many female cops around the world. It is important to make sure your agency not only has a maternity policy but also a pregnancy policy in place. Light duty is often an option for pregnant police officers but it is crucial to know and understand how your agency operates. Betsy gives advice on how to deal with these issues.
December 04, 2009

Will to Win: A female cop with a gun to her head (Part 1)

In 1998, Officer Donna Wescott went to meet a fellow officer for coffee at a 7-11. Little did she know what she was about to encounter. She shares her story of how she reacted and communicated when a gun was pointed to her head. She says her training took over in that moment and is the reason she remained alive.

November 23, 2009

Beverly Price: The Women's Forum at IALEFI 2009

In this PoliceOneTV Original, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with Beverly Price about the Women's forum that was held at this year's IALEFI conference.
January 07, 2009

Will to Win: Ileanna Salinas

November 03, 2008

Kandi Blick: Successful Equipment Selection for Female Officers

The selection of equipment for female officers is crucial to their training, success and their survival. Betsy Smith, from PoliceOneTV, meets with Team Safariland's Kandi Blick to discuss and demonstrate what women need to be proficient with the tools they carry.

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August 11, 2008

Dr. Laura Bedard: Women in Corrections

Dr. Laura Bedard, one of Florida’s leading correctional authorities, shares her input on the problems and issues that the corrections field is dealing with today. She also discusses the increasing role of women in corrections.

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October 03, 2007

SAVVY: Body Armor For Women

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