Baltimore County Police Sign 30X30 Pledge To Recruit More Women

Baltimore County Police Sign 30X30 Pledge To Recruit More Women

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- Well, during this Women's History Month-- yes, this is still Women's History Month. Baltimore County Police department-- we're going to get more ladies on the force. So it signed the National 30x 30 Pledge, which hopes to get women to represent 30% of its recruiting classes by 2030.

So right now, women only make up about 12% of the officers and 3% of leadership in departments nationwide. Organizers of this pledge hope that this will help eliminate some barriers for female officers moving forward.