MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department is hosting an online panel discussion for Increasing Women Leadership in Policing.
The event is Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and includes conversation from MPD Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis.
The conversation will focus on increasing women leadership in law enforcement.
According to MPD, researched shows women are skilled in problem-solving and de-escalation, and that women officers tend to use less force when making arrests.
Women represent just 13% of all law enforcement officers.
Panelists will share experiences and strategies to increase the number of women police leaders.
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