Female officers still vast minority in ranks

Women make up about 12 percent of all sworn law enforcement officers in the US


By Joelyn Hansen
The Post Register

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- Idaho Falls Police Officer Jessica Hunt knows women are the minority in law enforcement.

But, just in case she needed a reminder, the point is driven home to her when a community member unknowingly accuses her of driving her husband's patrol car around town when she's off duty.

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