Photo by myself in Midtown.
During the Veteran's Day Parade earlier this month, a policewoman directed traffic.
I couldn't find a statistic for female officers in the NYPD. My guess is that it is quite low. I rarely see women in uniform.
New Yorkers have a much better relationship with the police these days. A few might check passengers' bags outside subway stations, but generally, New York's finest maintain a low key image.
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