TLC'S "POLICE WOMEN OF CINCINNATI" CRACK DOWN ON CRIME IN THE QUEEN CITY
Premieres Thursday, January 13 at 9/8c
(Los Angeles, CA) - TLC's hit series returns for a fifth season to follow four highly respected female officers with the Cincinnati Police Department. Premiering Thursday, January 13 at 9 PM ET/PT, POLICE WOMEN OF CINCINNATI goes behind-the-scenes in Ohio's third largest city to capture the dangerous reality of female law enforcement. From robberies to homicides, drug busts to domestic violence, these fearless women put their lives on the lines to keep the streets safe, all while balancing kids, significant others and life at home.
Meet the POLICE WOMEN OF CINCINNATI: Sergeant Tia Pearson: A seasoned cop and Iraq War veteran, Tia has seen it all. Out on the streets, she's as tough as they come and she's not afraid to put criminals in their place. For her efforts and hard work, Tia was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant, where she hopes to make an even greater impact. But when her shift ends, that stern fa�ade melts away as she heads home to her wonderful fianc�, Adrian, who is also a cop.
Officer Colleen Deegan: An Iraq War Veteran, Colleen is one of the only women in the Cincinnati Police Department's elite Central Vice Control Section, and spends her days working with a group of pro-active officers, targeting dangerous criminals with strategic undercover operations. Whether she's tackling drug dealers, or going undercover as a prostitute, Colleen is always a force to be reckoned with. Her unrelenting attitude has earned her a reputation as one of the toughest officers in the city.
Officer Mandy Curfiss: A Cincinnati girl, born and raised and a former victims' advocate in the Prosecutor's office, Mandy was inspired to roll up her sleeves and join the fight on the city's frontlines. Don't let her blonde hair and disarming smile fool you. Mandy is aggressive, outspoken, and relentless when it comes to chasing down criminals. She's determined to do whatever it takes to get her target and there's nothing she loves more than foot chases and tackling bad guys, except her fianc� Jason, who is also a Cincinnati Police Officer.
Officer Rose Valentino: Working the midnight shift in Cincinnati's notorious Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, Rose spends her nights hunting down some of America's most dangerous offenders. She is a Cincinnati native who loves nothing more than putting bad guys behind bars and making the city safer for her young daughter, Lily, and fianc� Matt.
POLICE WOMEN OF CINCINNATI is produced by RelativityREAL, LLC. RelativityREAL is a joint venture of Relativity Media, LLC and award-winning television producer Tom Forman. Forman, Julie Laughlin-Jones and Julie Link are the executive producers.
About the Cincinnati Police Department The Cincinnati Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for the City of Cincinnati. Under the direction of Colonel Thomas H. Streicher, Jr. it provides a full range of police services within a 78.6 square mile area. The Police Chief is responsible for the Police Department's operation which is divided among five Bureaus: Administration, Patrol, Resource, Information Management and Investigations. The CPD employs 1092 sworn law enforcement officers who work to prevent crime and protect the life and property of Cincinnati's 333,000 citizens. In 2010 they received more than 280,825 calls for service; made 37,387 arrests; and investigated over 17,655 auto accidents.
The Cincinnati Police Department was formally recognized by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies in 1997 for meeting its internationally recognized professional standards for excellence in law enforcement management and service delivery, and the department has maintained this accreditation through reassessments in 2000, 2003, 2006, and 2009. This professional accreditation is concrete demonstration of the Cincinnati Police Department's commitment to excellence in leadership, resource management and delivery of law enforcement services to the citizens of Cincinnati
About TLC TLC's innovative docu-series and reality-based programming include favorites Kate Plus 8, Little People, Big World, What Not to Wear, 19 Kids and Counting, Say Yes to the Dress, and LA Ink. TLC added to its menu of programming with Cake Boss and continues to expand into the food genre. TLC's daytime lineup includes the Emmy Award-winning A Baby Story. The channel is available in more than 99 million homes in the US, nearly 8 million homes in Canada and through the website at www.tlc.com. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries.