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.

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