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Lynne Doucette

Lynne Doucette

Lt. Lynne D. Doucette is a patrol supervisor and defensive tactics trainer with the Brunswick (Maine) PD. Prior to being the first female promoted at BPD, she worked as an undercover detective assigned to the state narcotics task force.



Patricia Teinert

Patricia Teinert

Patricia A. Teinert has been a Texas peace officer since 1984. She has served as a patrol officer, investigator, and member of a juvenile gang and narcotics task force. She is currently a patrol officer with Katy ISD Police Department.
Women in Law Enforcement

Blog - Women in Law Enforcement

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Photo: Lori M. Connelly

Officers, Protesters Voice Opinions on SB 1070 in Phoenix  

August 2, 2010
Lori M. Connelly spoke with a diverse group of people outside the Maricopa County Jail to hear their perspectives on the Arizona immigration law that's been the focus of so much debate, and was the reason for massive protests and arrests in Phoenix last week.

Welcoming Females to Law Enforcement  

July 21, 2010
Are we, as a police community, doing things that hinder or scare women away from this job?
Photo via Flickr.com (Thomas Hawk).

Boundaries of the Badge  

July 2, 2010
All departments must be concerned with the image they project to their community. Our ability to work depends on the support of the community where we serve. This is one of many reasons we must abide by department policy on proper conduct and outside employment.
Photo via Flickr.com (Big Whiskey).

Tips For Surviving Third Shift  

June 15, 2010
So what do you do, if you're working the graveyard shift? The No. 1 solution is to get enough sleep. Sleep is essential for the human body, and it is natural to fall into an internal and regulated clock.
Image via Flickr.com (Gabriel Madrigal Photography).

Dating Difficulties  

June 2, 2010
When I became an officer, dating wasn't fun at all. It felt like men were looking for a challenge.

Why I Support Arizona's New Immigration Law  

May 13, 2010
Federal law states the burden of proof falls on the alien for documents of legal immigration. How can a transfer of custody take place if you aren't allowed to ask for documents?

Should Police Reality TV Depict Off-Duty Life?  

May 3, 2010
"Cops" only depicted officers responding and handling calls, and oftentimes the banter that goes along with doing this job. With the newer shows, I was taken aback by how these officers allowed cameras into their personal lives.
TLC's "Police Women of Maricopa County" gets a downward thumb from PoliceMag.com blogger Patricia Teinert. Photo courtesy of TLC.

Reality in Maricopa County? I Hope Not  

April 23, 2010
I expected the four female deputies of "Police Women of Maricopa County" to be portrayed as professional law enforcement personnel. I was wrong.
A female officer performs a training drill at 2009 Urban Shield. Photo courtesy of Safariland.

Tactics Training for Female Officers Is a Must  

April 15, 2010
PoliceMag.com welcomes Sgt. Lynne Doucette of the Brunswick (Maine) PD as a new Women in LE blogger. In her first post, Lynne highlights the need for specialized training for female officers.

Is Sexual Harassment Just Bonding in Disguise?  

February 9, 2010
Officer Lori M. Connelly takes an interesting view on reasons for and ramifications of sexual harassment at work.
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