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  • June 04, 2015 12:36 PM | Anonymous

    June 4, 2015.  Addressing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment A Guide to Employment Rights, Protections, and Responsibilities.  Resource guide developed by the Office of Personnel Management, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Special Counsel, and the Merit Systems Protection Board.  Link to WIFLE Material.

  • June 03, 2015 1:09 PM | Anonymous

    Announcement (NOW OPEN)


    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently hiring 2,000 Customs and Border Protection Officers (CBPO).  A CBPO entry-level job opportunity announcement is currently open on USAJOBS untilJuly 19, 2015 or until 12,000 applications are received.   


    The CBPO mission is to safeguard America’s borders, thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness
    by enabling legitimate trade and travel.


    To ensure the accomplishment of this mission, CBP requires that every employee be reliable, trustworthy, and fit for duty.  To meet these standards, applicants must undergo and
    successfully pass a thorough background investigation (which includes a polygraph examination), a medical examination, two preemployment fitness examinations, a drug test, and a structured interview in order to be placed in a CBP Officer position. Information on how to apply for the CBP Officer career is located on this CBP webpage.

  • April 15, 2015 12:44 PM | Anonymous

    April 6, 2015.  WIFLE is named one of the top scholarships for women and girls in 2015-2016.  The Milwaukee Community Journal, National News, named WIFLE's Scholarship Program among the top 15 for women and girls in 2015-2016.  WIFLE is the only one cited in the law enforcement field.  View the entire list at http://communityjournal.net/top-15-little-known-scholarships-for-women-and-girls-in-20152016/.

  • April 15, 2015 6:08 AM | Anonymous

    Whittier Police Department- California

    The Whittier Police Department is actively recruiting women officers and officer trainees. Current openings for lateral (CA POST) and entry level. Please visit:



  • April 01, 2015 5:13 PM | Anonymous

    NIJ and BJA Launch PoliceArmor.org

    The National Institute of Justice has decimated information on body armor.  Within this feature is a Female Body Armor Survey.
    If you go to Read more about Police Armor here then select Female Body Armor Survey it will bring you to a survey asking you specific questions about your issued body armor. Body Armor that fits is one of the biggest issues for women in law enforcement. Please share this survey with other women in your office.

    Below is from the National Institute of Justice: Research, Development, Evaluation
    New Resource on Body Armor
    Law enforcement and corrections officers have a new resource for determining how to purchase high-quality, life-saving equipment. PoliceArmor.org features news and information on body armor that meets the standards set forth by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). Provided by the people who write the standards, test the products and promote officer safety; PoliceArmor.org is a one-stop resource for body armor information.

    NIJ and the Bureau of Justice Assistance have teamed up to offer information on how to select, purchase, wear, and care for body armor. PoliceArmor.org, hosted by NIJ’s National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, highlights the NIJ Compliance Testing Program and the Bulletproof Vest Partnership funding guidelines. It also includes accounts of officers’ survival of potentially deadly assaults, and features for chiefs and executives. 

    Read more about Police Armor here.

  • March 31, 2015 6:41 AM | Anonymous

    Join us for a FREE webinar entitled "Cyber Forensics" on April 6, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (EST).

    Register for the event now:

    Read the PDF Announcement, http://www.wifle.org/announcements/pdf/CyberSecurity_April62015.pdf

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  • February 12, 2015 3:01 PM | Anonymous

    Please use the link below to read.

    February 12, 2015

    From Catherine Sanz, President WIFLE Foundation, Inc.

    I want to thank Dr. Helen Yu, WIFLE Board Member for conducting this extensive research and presenting her findings which can only serve to assist agencies in the recruitment, retention and promotion of women in federal law enforcement; the core mission of WIFLE.

    ...Use THIS LINK to read:

    An Examination of Eight Factors Influencing Women's Retention in Federal Law Enforcement

  • February 11, 2015 12:24 PM | Anonymous
    To further strengthen the FEMA regional offices, each region will soon be led by 2 members of the Senior Executive Service (SES). FEMA is currently recruiting for 8 SES Deputy Regional Administrators, including Boston. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/393932000. This announcement closes March 6.  Please assist with recruiting with a goal of a strong and diverse group of Deputy Regional Administrators.
    Questions should be directed to the POC on the announcement and not the FEB office.
    Kim Ainsworth, Executive Director
    Greater Boston Federal Executive Board

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