Lecture 18-Minorities and Women in Policing

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    Racial and Ethnic Minorities  and Women in Policing Trends, Practices, and Challenges
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    Racial and Ethnic Minorities  and Women in Policing Racial, Ethnic and Gender Diversity in  Policing African-Americans make up nearly 12  percent of all sworn police officers  nationwide Another 8 percent of sworn officers are  other racial/ethnic minorities
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    Racial and Ethnic Minorities  and Women in Policing Racial and ethnic minorities are now  employed in numbers…nationwide… that are approaching their  representation in the US population. Some municipal police departments are 
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Unformatted text preview: not close to achieving racial/ethnic representation. Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Women in Policing Women fill only 13% of sworn officer positions nationwide. Between 1990-2000 women in law enforcement positions increased from 9% to 13% 46.5% of all employed persons over age 16 are women Women are under-represented in law enforcement Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Women in Policing Diversity in policing links: http://www.delta.edu/corrprog/diversity.ht...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2008 for the course CJC 101 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at Ball State.

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