'Get rid of toxic masculinity out of policing': New Bellevue police chief recruits women, numbers are up

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'The Bellevue Chief's blunt talk of police problems includes a phrase not many men utter.

"We've got to get rid of this toxic masculinity out of policing," Clary said.

Toxic masculinity came to mind when he heard departments would not hire women over fears sexual harassment claims would go up.

"Masculinity is one piece of the puzzle but in policing I would argue, historically, it's been-- allowed to take too much of the space," said Clary.'

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