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Balochistan Police Initiatives for Gender Responsive Policing

Balochistan Police Initiatives for Gender Responsive Policing M. Ghalib A. Bandesha (PSP) Abstract The Balochistan Province in Pakistan is the nation‟s largest with a sizable population and significant law enforcement responsibility. Balochistan has taken considerable steps to improve the status and opportunities for women working in law enforcement. These efforts, and initiatives and recommendations for […]

A Critical Evaluation: Women in the Punjab Police

A Critical Evaluation: Women in the Punjab Police Kamran Adil Abstract The statistics regarding women employed within the Punjab police are not very impressive. The three Punjab female police stations are situated in Rawalpindi, Lahore and Faisalabad. In the Punjab, the supervisory officer to constabulary ratio is 1:27. However, female police officials are not exceedingly […]

An Evaluation on Means to Enhance the Effectiveness of the Police “First Information Report” in Cases Involving Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Pakistan

An Evaluation on Means to Enhance the Effectiveness of the Police “First Information Report” in Cases Involving Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Pakistan Sayid Wajid Abstract A critical obstacle that chronically plagues female crime and domestic violence victims in Pakistan has been the tendency for law enforcement personnel, predominantly male police officers, to not file the […]

Female Perceptions toward the Women Police Officer Profession in Pakistan: Case Studies of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Female Perceptions toward the Women Police Officer Profession in Pakistan: Case Studies of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Fasihuddin (PSP), Basharat Hussain and Imran Ahmad Sajid Abstract It is critical to better comprehend why qualified females in Pakistan are not drawn to the law enforcement profession. In order to further this understanding, a survey was distributed to university […]

Women in Policing in the Federal Republic of Germany

Women in Policing in the Federal Republic of Germany Friedrich Schwindt Abstract Germany has taken significant steps to make certain that the state and national law enforcement agencies have female police personnel assigned to all ranks and responsibilities. Although there were initial challenges, Germany can be called a remarkable success in establishing protocols and legislation […]

Female Police Officers in Turkey: Challenges and Expectations

Female Police Officers in Turkey: Challenges and Expectations Tülin Günşen İçli Abstract Although Turkey has accomplished noteworthy progress in incorporating females into the Turkish National Police, many male colleagues continue to believe that women police officers are not capable of performing all of the job responsibilities. A comprehensive survey of Turkish National Police front line […]

Women in Law Enforcement: The American Experience

Women in Law Enforcement: The American Experience Nathan R. Moran and Robert D. Hanser Abstract Throughout history, the role that women have played in the criminal justice system has been one that has been significantly different than has been experienced by men. Societal expectations of women have shaped the views of the public regarding what […]

Attracting Women to Police Work in Pakistan Elizabeth K. Seale, Fida Mohammad and Gregory Fulkerson

Attracting Women to Police Work in Pakistan Elizabeth K. Seale, Fida Mohammad and Gregory Fulkerson Abstract In Pakistan, there is a significant shortage of females working in law enforcement. This is hampered by traditional and cultural gender-oriented barriers that restrict open community interaction. Sexual harassment, corruption, and the lack of equal opportunity have further restricted progress […]

Women Police Officers and Gender Issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Women Police Officers and Gender Issues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Syed Akhtar Ali Shah Abstract Women have not been provided adequate opportunities when working in law enforcement positions across Pakistan. In order to better understand the underlying causes, a survey involving the female police officers working in the Khyber Pakthunkhwa Police was conducted. Analysis of the […]

Policing behind the Veil: Problems involving Female Police Officers in Pakistan

Policing behind the Veil: Problems involving Female Police Officers in Pakistan  Imran Ahmad Sajid  and Fasihuddin (PSP) Abstract Women police officers in Pakistan are caught between cultural norms and their responsibilities as police professionals. The police department is considered a masculine organization requiring a strong manly image. Male police officials have yet to accept women as their […]