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Recruiting Techniques for Female Officers, Part 4

By Dwayne Orrick

The first three parts of this series identified: 1) the skills and abilities uniquely qualifying females to serve as officers, 2) factors that inhibited their recruitment and retention, and 3) the essential components for a positive work environment. This final installment reviews recruiting strategies for identifying and recruiting female candidates.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2016)
 

More Women Trainers Needed

By Farnam, Vicki

A panel discussion took place at the recent ILEETA conference, with the topic of increasing the number of women officers as trainers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2016)
 

Improve Operations by Recruiting Female Officers, Part 3

By Dwayne Orrick

The first two parts of this series identified the skills and abilities uniquely qualifying females for the evolving needs of law enforcement and the factors inhibiting their recruitment and retention. This installment identifies the essential components to creating a positive work environment for female officers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2015)
 

Improve Operations by Recruiting Female Officers, Pt 2

By Dwayne Orrick

In the first installment of this series, the skills and abilities that uniquely qualify females for the evolving needs of law enforcement agencies were identified. Still a number of factors inhibit agencies’ ability to recruit and retain female candidates.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2015)
 

Recruiting Female Officers, Part 1

By Dwayne Orrick

Female police officers bring many advantages to the department, both patrol and corrections, from being less likely to use excessive force to being involved in fewer vehicle crashes to higher citizen ratings.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2015)
 

Police Work and Empathy

By Beth Sanborn

Police need to encourage and maintain strong community ties. Here are some How-to Tips for male police officers and then separate tips for female officers to be well-remembered by the public, the public from which we need support. These are specific ways you want your brother or sister in blue to treat your loved one.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2015)
 

Challenges in Firearms Training for Female Officers

By Farnam, Vicki

Words mean things. Be sure to use words that say exactly what you mean. Don’t make assumptions that men and women put the same meaning—and apply the same actions—based on the same commonly used firearms instruction.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2015)
 

Lifting for Women

By Karen Bartuch

Muscle mass differences between men and women aside, law enforcement can still be a very physical job. Part 1 covers lifting and upper body strength.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 

Solutions to Common Barriers for Female Officers

By Lisa Grace

Female police officers face a dozen common but unique promotion and inclusion barriers. Here are the barriers and recommendations to help police administrators eliminate them.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 

Challenges & Recommendations for the Aspiring Women Police Leaders

By Patrick Oliver

Aspiring women leaders must not be discouraged by discrimination or other challenges along the way.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 
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