Women Can’t Fix Policing If They Don’t Want The Job
August 26, 2020
At a time where discussions on police reform are taking place all across the U.S., some have posited the solution of more women in law enforcement. There are a few studies that seem to back up this theory too.
Currently women only make up 12.6% of U.S. police officers; outside of metro areas, that number is even lower. When it comes to representation, growth has been slow and many believe that’s due to the culture of policing—where a myriad of issues contribute to what’s been called a “brass ceiling.”
Read more: Women Can’t Fix Policing If They Don’t Want The Job (forbes.com)
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