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N.Y. bridge named for first female cop

By Carl MacGowan

NEW YORK — Karen O'Callaghan had never heard of Kathleen Reilly before joining the Nassau police force in 1982.

But O'Callaghan, an assistant chief and commander of the homeland security and counterterrorism bureau, symbolizes the progress made by women since Reilly became the county's first female officer in 1966.

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