PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thursday was Women’s Equality Day. The day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
In honor of the day, the Philadelphia Police Department hosted a “professional and personal development discussion” panel for women.READ MORE: 'Most Egregious Story I've Ever Heard': Local Man Has Prostate Removed After Mistaken Cancer Diagnosis One Of Last Marines To Leave Afghanistan Returns Home To Hero's Welcome In Ridley Township
Police commissioner Danielle Outlaw was among the speakers.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Surveillance Video Catches Olney Drive-By Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 5
They say the mission of last Thursday’s panel was to recruit, promote, and amplify the influence of women in law enforcement.