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Orange Celebrates 100 Years of Women In the NSW Police Force

Orange police called on the community to join them in celebrating 100 years of women in the NSW Police Force yesterday. A baton relay through the streets of Orange signalled the start of the centenary event, and police cars lined the northcourt where there were also mounted police demonstrations and a historical display. Read more in Central Western Daily.

Source: www.centralwesterndaily.com.au

Assaulted NYPD Officer Helped Inspire Columbia-Greene Community College Students

Surveillance video footage of the May 13 attack of New York Police Department Officer Lauren O’Rourke made headlines last week. O’Rourke had been on the C-GCC campus on April 14, just a month before the incident occurred as part of a panel of recent graduates that talked to current criminal justice students about what they could do with their degree. Read the full story.

Source: www.registerstar.com

South Australia Police Foundation Day: 100 Years Of Women In Policing

Today, as part of Police Foundation Day, South Australia Police (sapol) Is Acknowledging the 100-year Anniversary of Women In Policing.

South Australia has a proud history of women in policing – beginning when Kate Cocks and Annie Ross set up the first Women Police Branch in December 1915; the first of its kind in the British Empire.

That significant milestone is being recognised today as South Australia commemorates the establishment of SA policing organisation in 1838.

Source: www.police.sa.gov.au