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
WELCOME Members, Visitors and Supporters Worldwide!
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 Early Board Meeting April 2016 Hosted by EWPA Region 16, and UAE MOI
The Emirates Women Police Association, the United Arab Emerites, Minister of Interior, and the Regional Coordinator for IAWP Region 16, Aamna Al Belooshi, are hosting the Board for the EBM in April. IAWP Members should contact their Regional Coordinator if they wish additional details, or if they wish the coordinator to bring forth matters for Board consideration. The Board meeting will be followed by EWPA Training. The dates are April 16 & 17, 2016 for the Early Board Meeting, followed by April 18 - 20, 2016 for the Regional Training.
Emirates Women Police Association Third Regional Conference of Women Police
Women Police & Leadership in Sustainable Development
IAWP Annual Recognition Program OPEN for Nominations January 1, 2016.
IAWP opens for nominations under its Annual Recognition Program. Nominations are accepted only through the online nomination form and an individual can be submitted under only one category. Self nominations are not accepted. A submission is accepted when made by an IAWP Regional Coordinator, the President of an IAWP Affiliate organization, or a supervisor in the nominees direct line of authority. The award form is at this link: http://www.iawp.org/awardform.htm. Award criteria details are at this link: http://www.iawp.org/awards.htm.
IAWP International Recognition and Scholarship Program OPEN
The 2016 Scholarship Program is open for applications. Read the instructions and complete the application at this link: http://www.iawp.org/awards/internationalscholar_award.htm Deadline for applications is April 1, 2016.
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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.
Pledge for Parity
IAWP 2016 Barcelona Spain
When I Grow Up I Want To Be
News in Pictures
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.
IAWP 2019 Open for Bid
Interested organizations should read the IAWP Conference policies to submit a bid to host the 57th Annual Training conference in 2019. Read more...
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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 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 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
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