Petersburg Police Department's assistant chief has died in Afghanistan. The Tampa Bay Times ( http://bit.ly/V1S1x4 ) reports that 24-year-old Spc...She was the daughter of Assistant Police Chief Cedric Gordon and his former wife, Brenda Gordon...Gordon died in Kandahar from wounds she suffered from an improvised explosive device. She was assigned to the 572 Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Department of Defense says about 20,000 of the 205,000 service members currently serving in Afghanistan are women. As of February, 144 military women were killed and 865 wounded in combat and noncombat incidents in both Iraq and Afghanistan.