The Sexes: Male and Female

> Sex in the patrol car may be more than just a fantasy of policemen's wives in the growing number of cities using women cops on line duty. In Washington, D.C., Officer Peggy A. Jackson, 27, charges that it is practically a rule of the force that "you've got to make love to get a day off or make love to get a good beat." Washington's 4,200-member police department includes 333 women, about half of whom are assigned to patrol duty with men. No formal complaints have been filed, but D.C. Councilwoman Willie Hardy...

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