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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 and executive female
officers has revealed that many are satisfied with their positions and are enthusiastic to
advance their educations and careers.

Keywords: Law Enforcement; Women in Policing; Turkey