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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.

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.

Texas Agency Recruits Female Officers

February 16, 2011

The city of Irving, Texas, produced this video as a recruiting tool for female officers for the Irving Police Department. The video shows recruiting methods, and follows several officers while on duty.

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?

A Different Shade of Blue

July 10, 2009

Adam Eisenberg tells the story of female law enforcement pioneers in "A Different Shade of Blue." The stories of 50 women on the Seattle Police Department provide insights into the sexism, size differences, harassment and other challenges of breaking through the blue ceiling. Seattle was one of the first cities to hire female officers in 1912, and one of the first to put women on the street as equal beat cops in 1975. The book arrived in July 2009.

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.

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?

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