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The 30X30 Police Initiative

As of 2021, women make up only 12% of sworn officers and 3% of police leadership in the U.S. We are proud to be a member of the 30x30 initiative to increase the number of women recruits to 30% by 2030 and support women officers throughout their careers. The 30x30 Pledge is a series of no or low-cost actions policing agencies can take to improve the representation and experiences of women in sown positions in all ranks.

UMMC is the only agency in the state of Mississippi to sign the 30x30 Pledge. Visit the 30x30 Initiative website to learn more. 

UMMC Police and Public Safety Department is hosting a spring seminar on the topic of Recruiting and Retaining the Next Generation of Law Enforcement Officers, in partnership with NAWLEE and the 30X30 Initiative. This event will be held March 16-17, 2023, and will include key leaders from across the state. Register at the link below and come join us at the UMMC Campus as we discuss important resources for modern policing!

Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining the Next Generation of Law Enforcement Officers March 16-17, 2023 Registration Link