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Policing women

the sexual politics of law enforcement and the LAPD

by Janis Appier

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Policewomen -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Police administration -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Police professionalization -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Police social work -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-222) and index.

      StatementJanis Appier.
      SeriesCritical perspectives on the past
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8023 .A66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 227 p. :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL664398M
      ISBN 101566395593, 1566395607
      LC Control Number97009965

        A study The Feminist Majority and The National Center for Women and Policing found women police officers use a style of policing that relies more on . In a study done by the College of Police and Security Studies, some 29% of white female officers acknowledged that black women in law enforcement have a harder time than white women. Discrimination among female police officers also seems to be prevalent even though black police officers, both male and female, make up only 12% of all local.

      "Women are still being under-used and under-valued in the law enforcement community." Currently, women make up 46% of the entire workforce; however only 13% of the law enforcement workforce. Although the total is 13%, according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Report (UCR) most of this employment is from large urban police departments. Law Enforcement Women in Policing Eliminating Discrimination Author: Martin, S. E. Series: From the Archive. Recent Publications. National Survey on Officer Safety Training: Findings and Implications Aug ; National Survey on Officer Training: Executive Brief.

      Issues Facing Women & Minorities. On paper, law enforcement is a rainbow of equal opportunity. Police departments across the nation are supposed to hire without regard to gender or race. The Role of Women in Law Enforcement in In this book, Heidensohn concentrates on comparing the points of view of women in policing in the United States, compared to those in Britain. She made it a point to show the reading audience how important it is to have a positive view of having women in the police force, as well as implied that we.


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men accounted for only 9% of law enforcement agencies (Price, ). In the National Center for Women and Policing reported only % of all sworn personnel in larger agencies were women (Price, ). Most enter the profession because of personal contact and support of pro-law enforcement individuals or groups (Seklecki & Paynich, ).

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females] from upper level management” (p. A study by the National Center for Women in Policing reported that in large police agencies, women held “only % of Top Command law enforcement positions, % of Supervisory law enforcement positions and % of Line Operations positions” (as cited in Anderson,p.

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