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New Orleans Cop Killing Suspect May Never Stand Trial

September 30, 2010
The mentally ill man accused of killing New Orleans police officer Nicola Cotton in January 2008 with her own gun after she tried to question him cannot stand trial because he is "irrestorably incompetent," a judge has ruled.
The LAPD's newest female officer (center) is flanked by Asst. Chief Sandy Jo MacArthur (left) and a retired officer wearing the original uniform of Alice Stebbins Wells, who became an LAPD officer in 1910. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Police Historical Society.

LAPD Honors Pioneering Female Officer Alice Stebbins Wells

September 14, 2010
Wells was one of the first female officers in the country with arrest powers. Her first duties included the "suppression of unwholesome billboard displays, searches for missing persons, and the maintenance of a general information bureau for women seeking advice on matters within the scope of police departments."

Dallas Officer Welcomes Graffiti Vandals In a Surprising Way

September 14, 2010
Dallas Police Officer Cat Lafitte found a creative way for graffiti vandals who have been painting pillars under the freeway at Deep Ellum to greet officers.

Women Frequently 'Dismiss Police Work' In Kentucky

September 13, 2010
Efforts to recruit more women into police work in Kentucky are meeting with resistance from candidates who express concern about the physical aspects of the job.

Nation's First Female Officer May Have Served In Chicago

September 5, 2010
Sgt. Marie Owens, who worked 32 years with the department, told the Tribune in 1906 she liked police work because it allowed her to "help women and children who need help."

Oklahoma Cop Shooting Suspects Accidentally Confess On Camera

August 31, 2010
Video surveillance cameras captured three arrestees discussing their ambush of Oklahoma City PD's Katie Lawson in Spanish in an interrogation room, while being recorded by cameras and watched by a bilingual detective.
Screenshot via NewsOK.com.

Oklahoma City Officer Ambushed After DUI Stop

August 30, 2010
Lawson was driving her cruiser north on Miller Avenue following the stop, when a young Hispanic man walked toward her and opened fire. Several rounds struck the cruiser, penetrating the passenger-side door and hitting Lawson, who radioed dispatch that she had been hit, before exiting the vehicle and returning fire.

D.C. Metro Chief Violated Whistleblower Act By Suspending Officer

August 29, 2010
The command staff of the Metropolitan (D.C.) police department, including Chief Cathy Lanier, violated the district's whistleblower act of 2005, when the department suspended an officer who told city officials about an illegal security deal.

Tennessee Rookie Says Inappropriate Text Was Honest Mistake

August 19, 2010
Cory Franklin, who was dismissed Aug. 9, had been on the job since November and said he was trying to send the picture message to his girlfriend, but accidentally sent it to a fellow officer.

Detroit Officer Claims Harassment By Fired Chief's Lieutenant Girlfriend

August 3, 2010
Detroit police officer Shanda Starks has sued the department, claiming former Chief Warren Evans' girlfriend, a lieutenant, harassed her and forced her transfer out of the Executive Protection Unit where she guarded Mayor Dave Bing.
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