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When she graduated, she joined the Freeport Police Department in her hometown of Long Island, New York. Even though she hadn’t spent her higher education years studying for this position, she did find it more fulfilling and interesting than any stock broker job could be.

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Of course, as a female taking on a role in a predominantly male profession, Samantha had to deal with sexism everyday. Despite her size or her gender, this police officer continued to impress her superiors and earned their respect.