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The IAWP  was founded in the United States in Los Angeles, California in the year 1915 to  strengthen, unite, and raise the capacity of women in policing internationally. IAWP members are now in 60 countries and counting. The IAWP provides training, mentoring, scholarships, peer support, networking and opportunities to help lead the organization.  IAWP highlights issues affecting women in law enforcement throughout the world. WomenPolice Magazine, published quarterly, is a benefit of membership.  Join today to help forge the future of women in law enforcement.


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

Elections in 2018. Members, see Election link.

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

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Leola N. King, directing traffic in Washington D.C. in 1918.  Leola was America's first female traffic officer.

Featured Affiliate

Chicago Association of Women in Law Enforcement, Inc.
  Janice Wilson, President
  P.O. Box 16171
  Chicago, IL 60616 - 0176
  Mobile: 773-412-4694
CAWLE Located in IAWP Region 6



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