Review from a member:

"You all have done so much for me and been such good mentors.  Your positive words and encouragement have helped me so much in my first year in the field."

Established in 1955 to promote the role of Women in Law Enforcement

May 14, 2014 Law Enforcement Memorial Service - First time in history all women have held guard at the memorial.

The Minnesota Association of Women Police exists to ensure the equality for women in the Criminal Justice field.  We strive to achieve this mission by utilizing, investing, and celebrating the individual strengths, talents, and skills of our members. The MAWP is an affiliate of the International Association of Women Police (IAWP) which includes members worldwide.

MAWP originated in 1955 as a non-profit, incorporated organization devoted to further the education and training of women police and to encourage professionalism in law enforcement.  It is governed by a Constitution and managed by a Board of Directors selected by the membership.

* Act as a strong, interrelated network and support system
    * Serve as a comprehensive source of information and referral 
    * Provide professional and technical experience         
    * Contribute leadership and planning through legislative participation
    * Provide training opportunities
    * Expectation of organizational & individual behavior and accountability

If you are not familiar with our association and your first contact with us is online, we would be pleased to hear from you! Please let us know what your needs and questions are, we will be more than happy to help.  You can contact us at mawppresident@gmail.com.

MAWP is committed to non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Minnesota Association of Women Police