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A man with a badge almost killed her. She therefore has her own badge.
NEW YORK – When her boyfriend punched her in the face, she called the police. When he hit her on the head with a chair, she called back. Officers were arriving and despite his obvious injuries – a cut lip, swollen eye – they turned and left when her boyfriend, who was a prison guard on Rikers Island, flashed his own badge. He hit her harder, until Katrina Cooke Brownlee, 22 and pregnant, finally left their home in Medford on Long Island with her two young children, hiding in a