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Women Remain Underrepresented in LAPD's Higher Ranks

According to a new LAPD report, women remain underrepresented among the higher ranks of the Los Angeles Police Department. Female officers accounted for over one-fifth of the 770 promotions since 2018, exceeding the 18% mark of female officers in the department. Only 13.1% of captains and commanders in the LAPD are women, down from 18.9% from the previous year. According to the LAPD's data, the percentage of women in the department has remained around 18% since 2018.

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