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Guest Speaker For March 2019 Networking Meeting

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The March 2019 networking meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:30 am, at LAPD Police Academy/Elysian Park at 1880 Academy Drive, in Los Angeles. This month's speaker is Beatrice Girmala, a 33 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, who will deliver a motivational presentation on her experiences throughou...
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Guest Speaker For January 2019 Networking Meeting

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The January 2019 networking meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:30 am, at The Monrovian Restaurant at 534 S. Myrtle Avenue, in Monrovia. This month's speaker is Terri McDonald, a leader in the law enforcement community who has over 36 years of public service in mental health treatment facilities, State and local corrections. S...
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KABC 7 Highlights Women Law Enforcement Leaders of The LAPD

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​*Video may be blurry first ten seconds while the video renders from KABC 7. A group of women are excelling to the highest ranks within the Los Angeles Police Department and leading the charge in the fight against crime. Across the U.S. there are 900,000 sworn law enforcement officers. Women make up just 12 percent. But in Los Angeles, one out...
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Adrian's Story Behind Domestic Violence Gives Hope To Others

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Meet 'Buckaroogirl'  Adrian "Buckaroogirl" is a 20 something firecracker who is equally at home in the branding pen, ranch bronc or stage, who burst onto the western music scene at just 14 years old. When she began sharing her songs of Nevada and cowboy'in as seen through the eyes of a young woman, the cowboy world hadn't seen many girls of he...
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Life Experiences Make For An Amazing Police Officer

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​Often as police officers, we forget the impact some of the laws we are charged with enforcing, can have a significant impact on people. For Lilian Shaw, fleeing her country of El Salvador to the peace and security of the United States was one of the most significant events in her life. Sierra Madre Police Officer Lilian Shaw has a story not entire...
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USA News: Women Move Into Law Enforcement's Highest Ranks

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WASHINGTON — Women still are vastly underrepresented at the top ranks of law enforcement.

But not here.

Across the capital's crowded public safety landscape, women are directing the operations of seven major institutions in federal and local government. The Drug Enforcement Administration, Secret Service, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, U.S. Park Police, the FBI's Washington Field Office, U.S. Marshals Service and Amtrak Police Department, the far-flung agency that protects the nation's railroad system, all are headed by women.

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2018 Will Be A Great Year For Us

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After carefully planning and assembling the Los Angeles chapter of Women Leaders in Law Enforcement during 2017, we are anticipating an amazing year for 2018. We have a new board, vision, and mission to make sure the organization lives up to it's fullest potential. A big part of our chapter is to have a professional, effective online presence. The ...
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