Dream Career Biography: Alice Stebbins Wells

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Dream Career Biography As a women going into this field I look up to strong women who have left a big impact in Criminal Justice as it has been a male dominated field for a long time. Alice Stebbins Wells did just that leave a huge impact as she was the first woman officer to hold powers of arrest. Against much adversity she was able to leave a positive effect on the world. Alice was born June 13, 1873 in Manhattan, Kansas and died August 17, 1957 in Los Angeles, California. She got her education in theology and criminology at Hartford Seminary. Before moving to California Alice was a pastor in Perry, Oklahoma. In the year 1910 she became a Police officer in Los Angeles police Department. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles Wells

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