Not with respect to the question of patriarchy and republicanism, as having women in charge of a police force would be bad, but with respect to diminishing the power of the state and bringing about institutional paralysis. Or would women police chiefs be more likely to escalate to the use of violence?
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Meanwhile, in the States: Growing Number of Women Leading Police Departments, like the new chief for Oakland PD.
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