A growing number of police agencies across the country — including three in Vermont — are pledging to bring more women into their ranks. “You want a diverse force,” said Cpl. Carolynne Erwin of the Burlington Police Department, adding that she believes police departments everywhere could benefit from recruiting more women. “I think we can deescalate situations.” Erwin is proud…
Police in Vermont are pledging to advance women in policing, making changes they say will help identify any gender disparities while eliminating barriers.