Dear WIFLE Members:
As we remember and honor our fallen officers during National Police Week, we also wanted to take some time to thank you for your service.
We understand the sacrifices that you and your family make and we appreciate the work you do each and every day.
FEDS supports the FLEOA Foundation, which was established to financially assist surviving family members of federal law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. If you’d like to learn more about the cause or to make a donation, click here.
The FEDS Staff
WIFLE President Catherine Sanz attended a White House Ceremony where President Obama Awarded the Medal of Valor to 13 Public Safety Officials. Read more at https://www.whitehouse.gov/…/president-obama-awards-medal-v…
85th Anniversary of women in the Queensland service.
Retired Australia Queensland Deputy Commissioner Kath Rynders keynote on the 85th anniversary of women in the Queensland service:
"Four phases of development:
-battle to be a female police officer
-achieving equality in the Service
-achieving power in the role
-current phase of rebuilding women in policing"
April 5-8, 2016. President Sanz at the Policia de Investigaciones de Chile (PDI) at the police academy. These women participated in the round table discussions which included the top ranked woman officer to the new cadets. Training at the academy is three years long and is a live in situation. The officers graduate with the equivalent of a college degree. The agency size is 6000; 30% are women. Material to read includes the remarks and keynote: PDF
eMail Carol Paterick, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you want a copy sent directly.
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
Check it out.
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
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