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‘This is wrong’: Women officers fight for gender equality, reform in EPPD
Women on the force have for years sought to improve gender equality at EPPD, but many of their efforts have been met with setbacks, departmental inaction or in some cases, retaliation.
El Paso Police Department fails female officers, tolerates sexism, officers say
The culture of gender discrimination within EPPD also impacts how police respond to violence against women in the community – resulting in an insensitive, disbelieving or blaming attitude, experts say.