Women Cops in Portland

Year 1996

Creator Siobhan Skye Rohde

Contributor Amelia Walchli

Story type Writing

Town Portland

County Cumberland


In 1974, the Portland Police Department hired their first full-time female police offices, bringing change to the police force. Siobhan Rohde looks at the roll that women have and continue to play within the Portland Police Department and how they adapt to a field that is mostly comprised of men.

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