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File #: 21-0104    Version: 0 Name: Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety
Type: Ordinance Status: Before the Mayor
File created: 7/19/2021 In control: Mayor
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety; providing for the composition and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the recruitment, hiring, training, retention, mentorship, and promotions of women in Baltimore City public safety agencies; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on or before a certain date; providing for a special effective date; providing for the termination of this Ordinance; and generally relating to the advancement of women in public safety professions.
Sponsors: Danielle N. McCray, John T. Bullock, Phylicia Porter, Sharon Green Middleton, Kristerfer Burnett, Robert Stokes, Sr., Odette Ramos, James Torrence, Zeke Cohen, Mark Conway
Indexes: Baltimore City, Public Safety, Women, Work Group
Attachments: 1. 21-0104~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0104, 3. OEM 21-0104, 4. BCPSS 21-0104, 5. BPD 21-0104, 6. Finance 21-0104, 7. Fire 21-0104, 8. Synopsis 21-0104, 9. Hearing Agenda 21-0104, 10. Hearing Minutes 21-0104, 11. Voting Record 21-0104, 12. Hearing Notes 21-0104, 13. 2nd Reader Committee Amendments 21-0104, 14. 2nd Reader Floor Amendments - McCray 21-0104, 15. 2nd Reader Amendments 2 of 2, 16. 21-0104~3rd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/4/20210 Baltimore City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/20210 Baltimore City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/15/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore City Administrator   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Emergency Management  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Sheriff's Office  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Police Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Fire Department  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/20210 Health, Environment, and Technology Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember McCray

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety
For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Women in Public Safety; providing for the composition and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the recruitment, hiring, training, retention, mentorship, and promotions of women in Baltimore City public safety agencies; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on or before a certain date; providing for a special effective date; providing for the termination of this Ordinance; and generally relating to the advancement of women in public safety professions.
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Recitals

Female representation in the nation’s approximately 18,000 law enforcement agencies has remained static at around 12% for over 25 years. Evaluating the promotional process, that 12% is even smaller as women make up just 3% of police executive leadership positions. This trend follows suit in other emergency agencies. Statistics from the organization Women in Fire show that women in fire and emergency medical service organizations make up just 3.7% of their industry’s workforce in the United States, with women of color accounting for only 1 in 5 women within the profession.

Unfortunately, the Baltimore Police Department’s and the Baltimore...

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