Following rampant accusations of sexual assault and harassment of female migrants, Customs and Border Protection is looking to boost the number of female agents on staff.
Oklahoma City Police Officer Will Go to Trial for 36 Counts of Sexual Assault
After a two-day preliminary hearing, an Oklahoma state court judge ordered that Daniel Holtzclaw, an Oklahoma City police officer, will stand trial for sexually assaulting 13 African-American women while on duty.
Ms. Magazine Asks: Where Are The Women Police in Ferguson?
A lack of racial diversity is not the only factor that can feed police brutality against people of color; a lack of gender diversity can also create police forces in which officers aren’t treating the communities they serve with the proper procedure and respect.
Department of Justice Sues Pennsylvania State Police For Sex Discrimination
The US Department of Justice has filed suit against the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Police because of a discriminatory physical fitness test.
Pakistan Metropolis Gets First Female Police Chief
“My husband opposed my decision to join the police force 20 years ago. It was a big challenge. I was a little bit hesitant to accept it.”
First Afghan Women Police Chief Appointed in Kabul
Colonel Jamila Bayaz, a 50-year-old mother of five, this week became the first women to be appointed police chief in Afghanistan.
Highlights: Interview with Penny Harrington, America’s First Woman Police Chief
“I have always admired Eleanor Smeal. I first heard of her when she was the President of NOW. Her words kept me fighting for equality all my life.”