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Women Police #462041

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 22, 1972
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(Studio) Los Angeles County sheriff's office puts women in traditionally male job of deputy sheriffs.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Los Angeles, California) Jean Miles is patrol deputy with Los Angeles County sheriff's department She is 1 of 12 women now on patrol duty. Bill Woodcock is Miles' partner. [MILES - says realizes danger.] [WOODCOCK - says wife concerned with his having female partner, but is more understanding now than before.] [MILES - says can deal with women and children better than male ofr. Would kill somebody if necessary.] Miles has 3 children and feels doesn't have enough time with them, but she's determined to be successful on job.
REPORTER: Joe Ramirez

Ramirez, Joe;
Utley, Garrick

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