Breaking Down Barriers: Women in Law Enforcement
Date: Saturday, March 27
Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Inside the Historic Courtroom on the second floor. To watch a livestream of this event, click on the “Watch” button here.
Cost: Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. Reservations are required. Click here to RSVP.
Description: In recent decades, women have become a larger part of American law enforcement. In honor of Women’s History Month, a panel featuring accomplished local women in law enforcement will discuss the challenges women face in policing and what needs to be done to overcome it. Attendees will hear from accomplished leaders who have paved the way for innovative policing and better relations between police and the community.
- Chief Pamela Ojeda, North Las Vegas Police Department.
- Cynthia Santana is the assistant special agent in charge for the FBI. Santana entered on duty as a Special Agent for the FBI in January 2001 and has worked for a variety of cities in the United States.
- Captain Sasha Larkin has been with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for two years. Larkin currently leads the Office of Internal Oversight and Constitutional Policing, which comprises the Force Investigation Team, the Critical Incident Review Team and the Internal Oversight unit.