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NCJ Number: 68910 Find in a Library
Title: NATIONAL INFORMATION AND RESEARCH CENTER ON WOMEN IN POLICING
Corporate Author: Police Foundation
United States of America
Project Director: R D TOWNSEY
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Police Foundation
Washington, DC 20036
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 79-DF-AX-0152
Sale Source: Police Foundation
1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY IS AN EFFORT BY THE POLICE FOUNDATION'S NATIONAL INFORMATION RESEARCH CENTER TO PROVIDE INFORMATION DESCRIBING WOMEN IN POLICING; IT IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOUNDATION IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Abstract: THE UNANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF APPROXIMATELY 200 CITATIONS CONSISTS OF 9 SECTIONS WITH THE MATERIALS ENTERED ALPHABETICALLY. THE SUBJECTS OF THESE SECTIONS ARE WOMEN IN POLICING, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS, CASE STUDIES, INFORMATION PACKETS, ISSUE PAPERS, KEY LEGISLATION GUIDE, AND INFORMATION PAMPHLETS. THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT SECTION IS DIVIDED INTO COURT DECISIONS AND ARTICLES; MOST OF THE MATERIALS RANGE IN DATE FROM 1970 TO 1980. RESOURCE MATERIALS TRACE THE PRESENCE OF WOMEN IN POLICING AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS OF WOMEN POLICE OFFICERS. INTERVIEWS WITH POLICE ADMINISTRATORS, CIVIL SERVICE EXECUTIVES, JUDICIAL OFFICIALS, AND MEN AND WOMEN POLICE OFFICERS IN D.C., MIAMI, DENVER, HOUSTON, AND DETROIT STRENGTHENED THE RECOGNITION OF A NATIONAL DEMAND FOR VARIED INFORMATION ON WOMEN IN POLICING AND THE NEED FOR RELEVANT ANALYSES OF THE LITERATURE, LEGISLATION, AND JUDICIAL DECISIONS PERTINENT TO WOMEN POLICE OFFICERS.
Index Term(s): Case studies; Judicial decisions; Male female police performance comparisons; Police women; Sex discrimination
Note: A GENERAL INFORMATION PACKET
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