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First female officer in ten years joins upstate N.Y. city police

By LEEANNE ROOT, Dispatch Staff Writer

ONEIDA, N.Y. - Patrol Officer Sarah Carter is the first woman on the Oneida Police Force in almost a decade.

In her first week as a patrol officer she made a driving while intoxicated arrest and a felony drug arrest.

A psychology major at Mohawk Valley Community College, she quickly decided that wasn't for her and got her associate of science degree in criminal justice.

"I like being around people and being a positive role model in the community," she said... Full Story


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