NYPD Dragon Boat Team Makes a Splash

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.  

Serve on the NYWLE Board of Directors

All members running for the Board of Directors will be required to do a short introduction which will include why they have chosen to run at the NYWLE Annual Training Conference after the opening ceremony on November 13, 2019. The election will then be held in the early afternoon that same day. All voting members of NYWLE in good standing can retrieve a ballot at the Conference or may request an absentee ballot via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 9, 2019. Results from the election will be announced at the Conference and posted on our website.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.

Community Round Table Discussion

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.