30x30 Initiative

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  1. What is the 30x30 initiative?

The 30×30 Initiative is a coalition of police leaders, researchers, and professional organizations who have joined together to advance the representation and experiences of women in policing agencies across the United States. Setting a goal to increase the representation of women in police recruit classes to 30% by 2030. According to 30x30 organizers, women make up just 12% of sworn officers and only 3% of police leadership in the United States. The 30x30 Pledge is a research-based program that establishes hiring, retaining, and promoting of qualified women as a strategic priority. You can get more information by visiting 30x30initiative.org

  1. What is the Recruitment Strategy?
  1. Where can we expect to see DPD and 30x30?
  1. Why is recruitment of female officers so important?
  1. What percentage of DUrham Police officers are already female?