FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Criminal Justice Degrees - Columbia Southern University
Let Columbia Southern University help you change your community with an MBA in...

Top News

Ind. Agency Prioritizes Minority Hiring

May 31, 2012  | 

Fort Wayne (Ind.) Police commanders are actively seeking more minority applicants, including Burmese officers, to better reflect the community they serve, reports the Indiana News Center.

Of Fort Wayne PD's 350 officers, about 80 percent of them are white males or females, which is higher than the white population in Fort Wayne overall. The department is now reviewing its screening process.

"We want to see if there's any step of the process that might have an adverse impact on one gender or one group, so that we can, in the future, then repair that, or at least identify what the issue is, and try to address it," Deputy Chief Dottie Davis told the media outlet.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

CSU Names PA Police Chief Outstanding Law Enforcement Professional of the Year
Columbia Southern University (CSU) recently presented student Matthew Bartal, police chief...
Envisage Technologies Named to Top Vendor List in Law Enforcement Software Market
Envisage Technologies, creators of the Acadis Readiness Suite and FirstForward, have been...
Video: Texas Agency's "Star Wars" Themed Recruiting Video a Facebook Hit
The video, which features Wookie Chewbaca on patrol and training with Fort Worth officers...
Are Agencies Prepared for a National Power Grid Down?
If the power grid goes down, everything that relies on electricity will become inoperable....
Dallas Chief Demotes Top Brass
It was expected that Hall would have to demote some people, but the names tied to those...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine