WIFLE Foundation Training
The Annual WIFLE Leadership Training is open to all employees of law enforcement agencies including interns, stay-in-schools, temps, etc. Experts showcase best practices to enhance skills, focus on subjects to navigate and balance your career from the day you start till the day you retire. We hold sessions on suicide, retirement, generational issues in leadership, professional responsibility, and more. Check the WIFLE Foundation website for 2021 details. Registration opens in February 2021.
WIFLE Foundation Awards
The Annual WIFLE Foundation Awards Programs recognize women and men in law enforcement who demonstrated excellence, outstanding dedication and perseverance to their profession. The Awards presentation ceremony is one of the highlights of the Leadership Training. Agencies can nominate individuals in a multitude of categories. WIFLE is the only nonprofit organization which actively highlights and awards women and men in federal law enforcement. Check the WIFLE Foundation website for 2020 recipients. Nominations open in February 2021.
WIFLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The WIFLE Foundation provides scholarships to college students who will enter law enforcement fields and who have excellent academic potential, superior achievement, and a devout commitment to serving their local communities. WIFLE is proud of the superior accomplishments of all of the Scholarship recipients. Collectively, WIFLE’s honorees have maintained their commitment to academic excellence and to upholding the honorable tenets of the law enforcement profession. Check the WIFLE Foundation website for 2020 recipients. Applications open in February 2021.
NEW in 2020. WIFLE seeks law enforcement volunteers to serve as WIFLE Mentors, a trusted adviser for women and men who are striving to reach their greatest potential in the field of law enforcement. As an experienced professional, you can provide one-on-one counseling to our WIFLE members and assist them with navigating through their work-related challenges and concerns. Read more about the WIFLE Mentor Program.
WIFLE Newsletters are published quarterly. Articles include news from WIFLE partners and supporters, capture WIFLE activities and future events as well as announce events of importance to law enforcement professionals. WIFLE Editors are Dorene Erhard and Betsy Casey. Read the current WIFLE Newsletter.
The tragic death of George Floyd has awakened the consciousness of federal, state, and local law enforcement organizations across the globe. His devastating loss has resulted in a nationwide movement where the ensuing peaceful protests have gained the nation's attention and sparked a clarion call to all police departments to stop the senseless and brutal excessive use of force against African Americans and other minority groups throughout our society.
Transforming Law Enforcement by Changing the Face of Policing (PDF) Submitted to the White House by: Women in Federal Law Enforcement, along with coalition partners: Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, National Asian Police Officers Association, National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives, National Latino Police Officers Association and National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.
Joint Statement of Support for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report: Citing the Urgent Need for Transformational Culture Change in Policing through the Recruitment, Hiring, Retention, and Promotion of Women and Minorities Press Release, Joint Statement Supporting 21st Century Policing