Women in Federal Law Enforcement
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.
Link to one page summary of Research Report Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership examines the causes of women’s under representation in leadership roles in business, politics, and education and suggests what we can do to change the status quo.
Link to full report.
WIFLE 5K Fun Run/Walk
July 20, 2016
Washington & Old Dominion Trail
$25 per registrant
Commemorative T for each registrant
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Support 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
SEE flyer below for details.
Early, reduced registration ends on April 30, 2015; regular registration fees begin after that date. Individuals registering through a Purchase Order get the registration code by emailing the completed, signed PO to Carol Paterick, email@example.com. There are no refunds after July 1, 2016 but you can substitute another individual through July 8, 2016. There is a $75 cancellation fee.
View the training website..http://www.wifle.org/leadershiptraining2016/index.htm
United States Capitol Police
The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is a federal law enforcement agency in the Legislative Branch of Government. Our mission is “To protect Congress, its legislative processes, Members, employees, visitors and facilities from crime, disruption, or terrorism.” Our agency is charged with protecting life and property, preventing, detecting and investigating criminal acts: enforcing traffic regulations throughout a large complex of congressional building. We serve these individuals throughout the entire United States, its territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia. As “America’s Police Department”, USCP employs approximately 2000 sworn and civilian personnel that provide a full range of security and law enforcement services to the Congressional community.
We are seeking positive thinking, courteous, and self-confident individuals for entry-level police officer positions which offer competitive salaries; comprehensive benefits and extensive professional development and training.
As a United States Capitol Police (USCP) Officer, you will perform a full range of rewarding police duties and responsibilities which include:
Upon successful completion of training, probation, time in grade and completion of all experience requirements, future competitive promotions may be available to become a higher rank or officer within a specialized area such as; Patrol Division, K-9, Containment Emergency Response Team (CERT), Dignitary Protection (DPD), Intelligence (INTEL), Hazardous Material Response Team (HMRT), Threats and/or other positions within the agency.
Applicants may review and apply for this position through the Office of Personnel Management's website at USAJobs. This vacancy will be open until 24 January, 2016.
Do you have what it takes to become a part of “America’s Police Department”?
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice, is sharing information about a compliance review report that OCR recently issued to the Alabama Department of Public Safety (DPS) (which is part of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency-ALEA). As OJP explains in its press release, OCR evaluated DPS’ efforts to recruit, hire, and retain female troopers, and concluded in this compliance review report that DPS fell short of its civil rights obligations in these areas. The report includes several recommendations for improving DPS’ and ALEA’s recruitment program, selection procedures, and fair employment practices so that they can provide equal employment opportunities to female trooper applicants and troopers and better serve communities throughout Alabama.
Link to Press Release, http://ojp.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/2016/ojp01052016.pdf
Link to Report, link to the report can be found at http://ojp.gov/about/ocr/pdfs/14-OCR-0444_01042016.pdf
Read more: http://www.federaltimes.com/story/government/anniversary/2015/12/30/women-government-slow-but-steady-progression-up/78089280/
Women in government: A slow but steady progression up. a much higher percentage of women in top management positions in the federal government than there is in the general U.S. workforce, according to a 2014 Office of Personnel Management report. Thirty-four percent of senior executive service positions at federal agencies are currently held by women, said the report. By contrast, in the private sector, women occupy just 14.6 percent of executive jobs, according to a 2014 report from the Center for American Progress.
And women’s numbers are greater across other upper echelons of the federal government, as well. They held approximately 44 percent of federal government positions in both professional and administrative occupations, according to a 2011 report from the Merit Systems Protection Board. That’s close to double the number in 1976, when the MSPB began reporting on the role of women in the federal government. And now nearly five years later, the percentage likely swelled further.
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