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The making of a woman cop

Author: Mary Ellen Abrecht; Barbara Lang Stern
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author recounts her experiences on the Washington, D.C. police force from the time she was a trainee battling sexism through her promotion to sergeant in charge of male officers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mary Ellen Abrecht; Mary Ellen Albrecht
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Abrecht; Barbara Lang Stern
ISBN: 0688029825 9780688029821
OCLC Number: 1532023
Description: 275 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "What's a nice girl like you ..." --
Inaugural --
OJT --
The bad with the good --
Under cover --
The law --
Patrolling with pocketbooks or equality for women --
Acting sergeant --
First week--gold badge --
Discretion --
Who's in charge --
New year --
Experience --
Rape --
Summer of '73 --
Second year on patrol --
Bag case --
Changes --
Second summer --
Gail Cobb.
Responsibility: by Mary Ellen Abrecht, with Barbara Lang Stern.

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The author recounts her experiences on the Washington, D.C. police force from the time she was a trainee battling sexism through her promotion to sergeant in charge of male officers.

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