Unformatted text preview: clerical roles or jobs as a dispatcher, until the women’s lib movement happened. Women face an increased challenge when hired due to the physical “benchmark” based on the male aptitude, a practice that has been some changes in recent years, the departments that do not use the test have 45% more women officers than those with the agility exams. Women don’t have the physical strength of a male officer, but the female officer are “substantially less likely” to be involved in citizen complaints about the use of excessive force....
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- Summer '09
- Robert Kerin CC1024D-10M, enforcement community diversity