First Female Michigan Trooper Recounts Pioneering Career
July 04, 2010
Karla Christiansen joined the Michigan State Police force in 1976 and felt like "an invader," as the first female officer to go out on patrol, she told the Chicago Tribune, as she retired after a 33-year law enforcement career.
Christiansen said it was an adjustment to dress in the post's boiler room and earn the respect of male troopers. She eventually won most of them over, she said.
Read the full story.
Be the first to comment on this story
Other Recent News
Buffalo Police Officer Ann Vanyo, while on duty about two years ago, allegedly threatened...
Peters, a 52-year-old military veteran, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated...