International Association
of Women Police

Welcome Members and Visitors Worldwide

The IAWP was founded in 1915 to  strengthen, unite, and raise the capacity of women in policing internationally. IAWP members are in 60 countries and counting. The IAWP provides training, mentoring, peer support and networking for members and highlights issues affecting women in law enforcement throughout the world.

EARLY fee EXTENDED to 27th Feb

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The International Association of Women Police has so much to offer you.  Join us by signing up today!

  • WomenPolice Magazine published four times a year.  Specialized sections especially to improve the lives of female police officers
  • Direct notification to members on matters of interest.  Everything from training opportunities to job announcements
  • An international network of women police
  • Annual training event at a reduced fee for IAWP members.  The IAWP Annual Training Conferences consistently win high praise for quality and satisfaction
  • Opportunities to volunteer on governance and guidance committees for an international organization
  • Reduced price offers from commercial providers and partners
  • Lifelong associates and professional affiliations with female officers at all levels of responsibilities
  • Access to a global network of career police women as well as supporters and partners
  • Members-only material such as the IAWP Regional Reports, discussion board and similar

Corporate partner - TASER International Inc.  Please read the details, TASER Partnership Announcement


 Seeking Bids for the IAWP 2020 Annual Training Conference.   Contact Sue Bill, IAWP Conference Liaison today!  

 IAWP Resolutions  Regional Coordinators
   IAWP Involved and Doing Its Part.
 View  IAWP Regions and their Coordinators


Centennial Coins - Still Some Available

During its Centennial Year, 2015, IAWP commissioned historic coins commemorating the 100 Year Celebration.  Some coins are still available for purchase.  To purchase, use this link: IAWP Coin Celebrating 100 Years

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Trinidad and Tobago
Association of Women Police



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Acting NT Police Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan in 1980

Acting NT Police Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan was the first Policewoman motorcyclist in Australia, seen here in 1980.  Read the full article here.

 Story January 31, 2016 ABC Net Australia Photo Northern Territory Police

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