The Metropolitan Police Department recently signed the 30×30 pledge, which seeks to increase the recruitment, retention and promotion of women in policing. More specifically, the goal of the initiative is to increase the number of women in police recruit classes to 30% by 2030, and to ensure police agencies intentionally support, mentor and empower women to advance throughout their careers.
Currently, MPD’s sworn force is made up of 23% women, and more than 50% of the agency’s February recruit class were women — all D.C. natives and former cadets.
To coincide with Women’s History Month in March, MPD signed the pledge and created a video and promotional campaign to highlight its participation. On March 18, the Department hosted a “Women in Law Enforcement ” themed Prospect Day — consisting of a panel of women at MPD who spoke about their careers and offered advice to women wanting to enter this field.
When asked about the pledge, MPD’s Chief Robert Contee said, “We are pledging to increase the number of female officers and continue to make MPD the most equitable agency for women in the law enforcement field.” To apply or learn more visit JOINMPD.DC.GOV.
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The Emma’s Torch Brunch Club, Summer 2023
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Neighbor to Neighbor Day
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