National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)

Policy on Endorsement of Candidates Printable Version


1.Candidates for executive office in other law enforcement associations who seek endorsement of their candidacy from NAWLEE must comply with this policy and the requirements set forth at the official NAWLEE website.  All conditions must be complied with by email no later than April 1st in the year of candidacy.  


2.      If a candidate fails to comply with the conditions of the aforementioned policy and website, submits an incomplete response, or does not meet the specified deadlines, NAWLEE will not consider that candidate for endorsement.


3.      The Executive Board of NAWLEE will review the responses of candidates and evaluate each candidate’s qualifications.  


4.      In its review of candidates, NAWLEE will primarily focus on the candidate’s demonstrated commitment to the Vision, Mission, and Values of NAWLEE.  


5.      Each candidate will be notified of the Executive Board’s decision no later than June 1st.  Notice will be delivered by e-mail from the NAWLEE Executive Director.


6.      After candidates have been notified, each candidate’s responses to the questionnaire will be posted on the NAWLEE website after the candidate has been notified.  


7.      If a candidate wants to address general membership at NAWLEE’s Annual Training Conference, the candidate must submit a written request to the NAWLEE Executive Director as soon as possible and at least 30 days prior to the conference.  The Executive Director will notify the Conference Host and Executive Board he request.  The Conference Host will accommodate the request if possible.


8.      NAWLEE does not endorse candidates for public office.


9.      The NAWLEE Board reserves the right to endorse any, all, or none of the candidates under consideration. The decisions of the Board concerning endorsements are final.


National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)

Law Enforcement Executive Candidacy Endorsement Questions



Name:  _____________________________________________________________________


Title: _____________________________        Agency: _______________________________        


 Address:          _______________________________________________________________




E-Mail:________________________________  Work Phone:( __ __ __ ) __ __ __ – __ __ __ __


Cell Phone:( __ __ __ ) __ __ __ – __ __ __ __ Home Phone:( __ __ __ ) __ __ __ – __ __ __ __


Years in Law Enforcement:  ___________                          Years in Current Position:_________  


Total Number of Employees at Your Agency:  ______________


(Please provide demographics of agency employees, including number of part time and full time)





Population of Your Jurisdiction:                      ________________________________


Geographic Size of Your Jurisdiction:             ________________________________


Demographics of Your Jurisdiction:





1. Please list the law enforcement agencies where you have worked and the positions you held at each agency.


2. Please describe what you have done in your organization to hire, retain, and promote women?


3. List by rank the women in the agencies where you have worked.


4. How many women have you promoted in the agencies where you have worked?  Please include ranks to which the women were promoted. 


5. State your position on women law enforcement professionals.


6. Identify the critical issues facing women in the field of law enforcement in the next 5 to 10 years.


7. Why should NAWLEE endorse your candidacy?


8. If elected, how will you support the vision, mission, and values of NAWLEE?


NOTE:  Candidates must comply with the NAWLEE Endorsement Policy as stated on the official website.  Completed questionnaires must be submitted by e-mail to the NAWLEE Executive Director at no later than April 1. 


Thank you for your interest in the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives.


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