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Job fair Houston: Law enforcement agencies looking to hire women

The job fair is scheduled for June 8 at the Steve Radack Community Center. Individuals of all experience levels are welcome.
Credit: HCSO

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Multiple law enforcement agencies in the Houston area are looking to hire, and not just anybody. Women to be exact!

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is hosting a multi-agency job fair next month to recruit women interested in a career in law enforcement. That includes open positions in communications officers, detention officers and deputy cadets. 

The department said its goal is to increase the representation of women in police recruit classes to 30% by 2030. 

"Currently, women make up only 12% of sworn officers and 3% of police leadership in the U.S.," the department said in a press release. 

The agencies participating in the job fair include:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Secret Service
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Police Department 
  • Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • Katy Police Department
  • Park Place Police Department
  • West University Police Department 
  • Harris County Sheriff's Office
  • Harris County Precinct 1

The job fair is scheduled for June 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Steve Radack Community Center at 18650 Clay Road. Individuals of all experience levels are welcome, from entry-level job seekers to seasoned professionals seeking career advancement. 

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