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Title: WOMEN IN POLICING - FINAL REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY THE FIFSP (FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DES FONCTIONNAIRES SUPERIEURES DE POLICE)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Federation of Senior Police Officers
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: International Federation of Senior Police Officers
D-4400 Muenster, Germany, United
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: THIS REPORT DISCUSSES THE PRESENT POSITION OF WOMEN IN POLICING IN EUROPE AND OTHER COUNTRIES AND RECOMMENDS THAT WOMEN HAVE THE SAME ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS, TRAINING, AND DUTY ASSIGNMENTS AS MEN.
Abstract: THE FIRST REPORT ADDRESSES THE PRESENT TYPES OF ASSIGNMENTS AND THE EMPLOYMENT LEVELS OF POLICEWOMEN IN EUROPE, THE UNITED STATES, AND ISRAEL. THE BIOLOGIC AND GENETIC BASIS OF SEXUAL DIFFERENCES IS DISCUSSED IN THE NEXT SECTION. REPORT ON THE POLICE FOUNDATION'S STUDY OF WOMENPOLICE IN NEW YORK AND ON A SIMILAR EXPERIMENT IN BONN, GERMANY, ARE PRESENTED. SUGGESTIONS FOR THEIR UNIFORMS ARE GIVEN. THE CONFERENCE'S WORKING PARTIES RECOMMEND EQUAL TREATMENT AND USE OF POLICEWOMEN WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT UNITS COMPOSED ENTIRELY OF WOMEN SHOULD NOT BE DEPLOYED IN RIOTOUS OR POTENTIALLY RIOTOUS SITUATIONS....PLO
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Europe; Israel; Police manpower deployment; Police women; Uniform clothing; United States of America
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