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More Female Officers Defuse Violent Policing Style

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Women on a police force are less likely than male coworkers to use excessive and deadly force, studies show, relying more on interpersonal skills. If policymakers knew the data, says one advocate, they'd "go on a hiring spree and hire more women."

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