The NYPD Dragon Boat Team features police officers from the New York City Police Department, as well as several NYWLE members, including NYPD Dragon Boat Team President Brittany Hawkrigg and team Captain Liz Pizaro. NBC News in New York recently featured the team in a video piece, which can be seen by clicking here. NYWLE member Sam Kirrane is also featured in this news piece.
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.
Deputy Chief Mady Bay, University Police, Binghamton, Criminal Justice Chair/Instructor at SUNY Broome Kerry Weber and Investigator Marie Finelli, of SUNY Broome Public Safety, were part of a round table discussion with local high school and college women students and female law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, talking about careers for women and our experiences in our professions.
The 10th Annual NYWLE Conference will take place November 13 through 15, 2019 at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs, NY, where the creation of New York Women in Law Enforcement was announced in 2009. Please join us for valuable training and networking!
Registration is now open! Check out all the conference information under News/Events.
On February 4, 2019, Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon presented Onondaga County Sheriff's Office Deputy Kamilla Peck with the Onondaga County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Employee Recognition Award. This award is given to County employees who demonstrate outstanding service in their work and personal life and who exemplifies the ideals of the slain civil rights leader.