5 Women of the Peterborough Police Services
The Peterborough Police Service has been in existence since 1850 and today it's members proudly serve the City of Peterborough, the Ward of Lakefield and the Township of Cavan Monaghan. The women officers of the Peterborough Police Service, are strong, dedicated, compassionate women who proudly serve our community. They share with us their own personal stories.
Detective Constable Karen O’Brien• •
I am 49, overweight and a little crazy. I didn’t want to get my photo taken. I just wanted to do my job and carry on. The way I always do. But then Lindsey Leonard got me to realize that there was value in having where I am in my career documented. Not for posterity per se,… Continue reading
Detective Constable Lindsey LeonardCompetence • Compassion • Determined
When I was 8 years old, I drew a picture of myself as a police officer on horseback. An allergy so sensitive to horses that I would sneeze just looking at a photo put an end to my equine dream, but being a police officer was still all I ever pictured for myself. The daughter of incredibly… Continue reading
Detective Constable Stacey Rutherford #127Passionate • Determined • Strong Willed
When I was a little girl my Grandparents got me a sweatshirt for Christmas that said “Anything Boys Can Do Girls Can Do Better”. I can honestly say, this has been my life motto. In grade school, I was given a recruiting pamphlet by a York Regional Police Officer. He told me that it… Continue reading
Inspector Lynne BuehlerDedicated • Passionate • Determined
Why did you want to become a police officer? I wanted to contribute on a very real level to the type of society I wanted to live in. I have a strong sense of justice and fairness and I believed that these are important attributes for an officer. I believed I would represent the Service and… Continue reading
Nancy Loucks• •
I cannot remember many things from my childhood, but I do remember at the age of 10 deciding that I was going to break the cycle of addiction and abuse that plagued my family. Luckily, I was placed in a stable environment in my adolescence which gave me the courage to pursue an education and… Continue reading
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