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Fallen Chicago Officer Found Unconscious in Car Identified

July 11, 2018
A female Chicago Police officer who died Tuesday morning after being found unconscious in her patrol vehicle has been identified as 47-year-old Vinita Williams.

Video: Colorado Police Seeing Increase in Female Recruits

May 24, 2018
Denver Police is currently training a police academy with 51 recruit officers. Of that number, 17 of them are women, making this the recruitment class with the largest number of women in the department's history.

Colorado Police Seeing Increase in Female Recruits

May 24, 2018
Denver Police is currently training a police academy with 51 recruit officers. Of that number, 17 of them are women, making this the recruitment class with the largest number of women in the department's history. More Here. 

Austin Police Try New Recruiting Tactics to Bolster, Diversify Ranks

August 30, 2016
Outreach efforts toward prospective female applicants are part of a series of responses by Austin police to address a recruiting problem that a consulting group's recently released report said is the biggest challenge facing the department.

Border Patrol's Campaign to Recruit Female Officers Fell Way Short of Goal

October 9, 2015
The Border Patrol, whose ranks have long been dominated by men, embarked on its first-ever female recruitment spree, getting rare dispensation from the government to target only women.

LE Women's Conference Urges Female Officers to Work Together

September 30, 2014
Female law enforcement officers say that crime isn't the only thing they fight on a daily basis. Sometimes, their toughest battles are with each other. And that, they say, needs to stop.

Dispatcher Hired by Mass. PD in Targeted Female Officer Search

July 15, 2014
Former dispatcher Carly Moriarty has been hired on as the fourth female officer on the Walpole (Mass.) Police Department. Police Chief Richard Stillman said the department specifically sought out a woman for the open spot to bring the total number of women on the now 40-officer force up to 10 percent.

Tips for Joining the Motor Unit

May 30, 2013
Do you want to be distinguished as the top 0.2% of law enforcement? If you are a female and make it into your agency's motor unit, you will be.

Why Women Excel In Counter-Terrorism Roles

May 9, 2013
The different outlooks on life — and possible skill sets — that women bring to the table compared to men make them valuable security and law enforcement employees and leaders.

Columbia Southern University, Agency Offer Female Tactical Training

April 30, 2012
Columbia Southern University and the Orange Beach (Ala.) Police Department co-hosted a female police tactical training event from April 23-25.

NAWLEE Hosts Annual Conference In August

February 17, 2012
The National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives will host their annual national conference in Austin, Texas, from Aug. 1-5, the group announced.

Female LEO Hiring Campaigns

October 19, 2010
Many agencies shy away from targeting specific groups due to fear of liability. However, there is a clear difference between target recruiting and target hiring. Surely, an agency can't promote they're hiring from within one specific group. However, there's nothing wrong with engaging in a specific campaign to encourage qualified females to apply.

Women Frequently 'Dismiss Police Work' In Kentucky

September 13, 2010
Efforts to recruit more women into police work in Kentucky are meeting with resistance from candidates who express concern about the physical aspects of the job.

Welcoming Females to Law Enforcement

July 21, 2010
Are we, as a police community, doing things that hinder or scare women away from this job?

Tactics Training for Female Officers Is a Must

April 15, 2010
PoliceMag.com welcomes Sgt. Lynne Doucette of the Brunswick (Maine) PD as a new Women in LE blogger. In her first post, Lynne highlights the need for specialized training for female officers.

Safariland Introduces Female Officer Tactics Course

April 9, 2010
This four-day course, which was developed by female LEOs, provides female officers the skills to confidently engage and thwart lethal, threatening situations.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Prioritizes Female Hiring

June 17, 2009
In an effort to provide more opportunity for qualified female deputies and comply with a consent decree that arose out of a 1980 sexual discrimination lawsuit, the department is stepping up its efforts to recruit more women.

Ladies Choice

January 1, 2009

Uniforms aren't known for making fashion statements, but ideally they should be both comfortable and professional looking. With its Ladies Choice design, Elbeco feels it has finally created women's trousers to meet both of these criteria.

The State of American Law Enforcement - The Blue Mosaic

February 1, 2008

Who becomes a cop? Who are the men and women that comprise the ranks of a profession where they can be killed for no reason other than the fact that they are cops?

Recruiting Women: Are We Doing Enough?

August 1, 1999

"Women can do this job."

Although the percentage of female cops in America still hovers at only around 10 percent, any doubt that women are just as competent and capable as males has been removed in many quarters and at many agencies.

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