Serve as a member of the NYWLE Board of Directors

Written by Casey Quinlan. Posted in Latest News

The New York Women in Law Enforcement will be holding an election for upcoming vacancies for the position of Board of Director. According to our bylaws, the Board of Directors shall consist of a minimum of ten (10) and a maximum of twenty (20) Voting Members. Each Director shall serve for a term of up to two (2) years. We currently have several vacancies on our Board and encourage each of you to consider running.

If you are interested in expanding your involvement with NYWLE and are willing to make the time commitment to fulfill the duties of that position (see below), we encourage you to consider submitting your name for the upcoming election. All voting members of NYWLE in good standing who meet the criteria listed below are eligible to run for the Board of Directors. You can do this by completing and submitting the Statement of Interest form.

Job Opportunity: Port Authority Police Captain

Written by C.J. Ostrowski. Posted in Latest News

POLICE COMMAND PROFESSIONALS – CAPTAIN The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) conceives, builds, operates, and maintains infrastructure critical to the New York/New Jersey region’s trade and transportation network. These facilities include America’s busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey seeks highly skilled and experienced law enforcement command professionals to fill the rank of Captain in its Port Authority Police Department.   The Port Authority is seeking candidates with strong law enforcement, leadership, command, and communication skills; labor relations experience; a history of successful partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies and other law enforcement jurisdictions; and a demonstrated, successful record of managing police personnel, resources and administration. The security functions of the Authority continue to be streamlined, centralized, and strengthened with the goal of increasing their effectiveness and efficiency. Any new police commanders hired pursuant to this search will become a critical element of leading this larger security transition in the Port Authority Police Department.

Leila Otis Promoted to Deputy Chief

Written by C.J. Ostrowski. Posted in Latest News

Leila Otis received her official credentials as Stratton VA's new Deptury Chief of Police on May 18, 2018 in a "Pinning Ceremony" held in the lobby at the main entrance of the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center. The ceremony, common among military and police, recognizes the assumption of new rank and responsiblilites.  Leila Otis has been a proud member of New York Women in Law Enforcement since 2012.