of Women Police
Our mission is to strengthen, unite and raise the capacity of women in policing internationally.
Guiding Values of the IAWP
- Embrace Diversity
- Be Open Honest and Fair
- Listen to our Members
- Operate Professionally
- Change to Improve
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Welcome to the website of the International Association of Women Police. The IAWP was established in Los Angeles, California USA in 1915 by the first American policewomen as an international organization to provide professional development, mentoring, training, networking and recognition for female law enforcement officers and civilian support staff, as well as increase the numbers of women in policing. One-hundred years later, IAWP has members in more than 60 countries and continues the same traditions established by the founders.
IAWP Welcomes NEW Board
IAWP 2015 Cardiff
TASER International Inc., produced a video of the conference IAWP2015. Click the image below to view at YouTube.
2015 Scholarship Recipient's Training Workshop
2015 International Scholarship Recipient Organizes Workshop for Women Police Colleagues following 2015 Cardiff Conference. Victoria Yengkhom, Additional Superintendent of Police, Manipur Police Department, Manipur, India, was the IAWP 2015 Scholarship recipient. She attended the 53rd IAWP Training Conference in Cardiff Wales participating in the training and networking sessions. Upon her return to Manipur, she immediately set about to organize and present a 1-day Training Workshop for her colleagues to share what she learned at Cardiff. Pictured below are photos from Victoria’s Workshop. You can read more about Victoria on the IAWP website at http://www.iawp.org/awards/intl/2015i.htm. The next Scholarship Program will be announced early in 2016. You can download a PDF file with this information here.
Niche Technology Sponsors IAWP 2015 Medal of Valor
IAWP Adopted Officer Program
Under the program, an officer's membership fee is paid by an IAWP member who serves as the sponsor. The program is open to any officer who can not afford the membership fee. To read more, see IAWP Policy 16 and the webpages at http://www.iawp.org/adoptofficer/adopt.htm and http://iawp.wildapricot.org/Adopted-Officer-Program/
IAWP Officials Meet with Taiwan Delegation
The IACP conference in Chicago was also host to a meeting with IAWP's
Cindy Shain, Linda Mayberry, and Janet Crumley, and a delegation of
police officers from Taiwan. The delegates met
to explore mutual interests of helping to grow the numbers of women in
policing in Taiwan. Pictured below with IAWP Officials are:
Photos courtesy of Taiwan Delegation
Republic of Mauritius: First women traffic police constables are strong models for other women
The Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Marie-Aurore Perraud, extended words of praise, recognition and encouragement to the first ten Women Traffic Police Constables during an Award Ceremony held in Port Louis today. The women had recently reinforced the riders’ team of the Traffic Branch of the Mauritius Police Force. Read the full story...
IAWP 2016 Barcelona Spain
IAWP 2017 Cairns Australia
The IAWP 55th Annual Training Conference will be held in Cairns, Australia. Planning has started for this event! Read some history on Cairns on Wikipedia.
IAWP 2018 Calgary Alberta Canada
Calgary Alberta Canada won the bid for the IAWP 56th Annual Training Conference in 2018. Visit the City of Calgary webpage to see what all the city offers.
2015 Centennial Member Rate still in effect
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first 1,915 individuals! A Centenary Membership is just $25
for a two-year membership for developing countries and $40
for a two-year membership for all other countries. Centenary
Memberships will have full member rights and privileges in
the IAWP. (Membership renewals are not eligible and are
excluded from this offer. The offer is valid February 1,
2015 through December 31, 2015.) Click the link at the top
right to join and pay.
President Jahjaga of Kosovo Presents Award to IAWP's Jane Townsley
President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete
Jahjaga, attended today the official opening of the 53rd
Annual Conference of the International Association of Women
Police (IAWP) which was held in Cardiff, Wales, United
Kingdom. IAWP this year mark the 100th anniversary of its
Trinidad and Tobago Commemorates 60 Years
60 Years of Women in Police Service.
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IAWP ResolutionsThe IAWP Resolutions, For details or to recommend a Resolution to IAWP, contact Leanne Fitch, Chair IAWP Resolution Committee
Elimination of Violence against
Download IAWP Policy 33 Formal Resolution Policy
IAWP Global Presence through 26 Regions
IAWP has 26 Regions around the globe. Visit the webpage for IAWP Regional Coordinators and the countries in the region. Click here for the webpage.
The IAWP Foundation
Donate to the IAWP Foundation
The Mission of the IAWP is Raising the Profile of Women in Criminal Justice Internationally. To that end, the IAWP Foundation provides funding for educational purposes under the US IRS Tax Subsection 501(c)(3). In the U.S., donations to the IAWP Foundation are tax deductible.
IAWP Centennial Coin
Own a piece of history! IAWP 100-year Centennial Coin. 1915 - 2015. Click here for details.
Blasts from the Past
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