This discussion provides a comprehensive picture of women's representation in law enforcement. The research will show that the number of women in sworn law enforcement remains small, and in large agencies the pace of increase has stalled or even reversed.
Conclusions will also be drawn upon highlighting how these key figures will impact the future of women in the police force.
The second part will consider how the flexibility and the balance and work-life from women in the police force are structured. It will also analyze the ways in which the police force can operate to better equip their members with the skills to address these various problems associated with the balance of work and life.
Flexible working provides the opportunity for female police officers to give their best at work and at home. It isn't necessarily about working less - it's about having more control over when, where and how they work.
By providing flexible working arrangements for employees, organisations have a more motivated and productive workforce. They are more likely to retain these members of staff, this in turn cuts the cost of recruitment - advertising, interviewing, selecting and training - as well as keeping all the skills and experience that only time can build. With this extra adaptability the organisation should also be able to manage peaks and troughs in demand more effectively, and provide a better service to the public
Advantages for employees include increased motivation and less stress - a flexible working option can be the answer to the work / life juggling act that many of us face. ...