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Bully-Cummings, Ella (1958-)

  • By: Dorothy Moses Schulz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Ella May Bully was working in the ticket booth of a Detroit theater in the mid-1970s when she saw an unusual sight: a woman police officer patrolling Detroit's streets. Three years later, the 19-year-old high school graduate decided to try walking ...

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