Future of Women in Law Enforcement

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Why are there so few women in law enforcement? Guest Cynthia Florez DeLyon the  Deputy Director for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may have the answers. Here in California, open positions for law enforcement officials have increased by more than 600 percent since 2010. Contributing to this shortage is the severe under-representation of women in the industry, accounting for only approximately 13 percent of sworn officers in the nation as well as in California. An upcoming panel will discuss this trend on January 28, 6 p.m. at The University of Phoenix.

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