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Ohio City Hires First Female Cop

September 11, 2012  | 

Screenshot via WYTV.
Screenshot via WYTV.

The Struthers (Ohio) Police Department welcomed its first female officer, when Emma Brenoel, 22, was sworn in during a ceremony earlier this month.

Brenoel, a Youngstown state criminal justice major, becomes the first full-time female officer in the 110-year history of the force, reports Vindy.com.

The department is authorized to have 15 sworn officers for the town of approximately 12,000 residents. The agency is currently looking to hire a captain.

Watch an interview with Brenoel at WYTV.

Related:

Ohio City Hires First Full-Time Female Officer

Tags: Pioneering Policewomen, Struthers (Ohio) PD, Small-Town Agencies


Comments (5)

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RICHARD @ 9/11/2012 6:44 PM

CAPTAIN BRENOEL, HAS A RING TO IT.

TripWire @ 9/11/2012 9:00 PM

Hey, she's kinda hot.

bob @ 9/12/2012 9:53 AM

Grow up.

Frank @ 9/12/2012 12:52 PM

I bet their still carrying revolvers too. I say its about time. I think in this day and age every department would probably function better with at least one female officer. They do have a different way of dealing with sensitive issues. Do your best and make them proud Officer Brenoel. Congratulations!

Luis @ 9/20/2012 10:23 AM

Hey TripWire......I agree.

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