By Jennifer McRae

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is above average for hiring female officers. Now, they’re paving the way for other schools to do the same.

(credit: University Of Colorado)

Women make up 15% of CUPD. Earlier this year, CUPD’s chief signed a pledge committing to increase that percentage to 30% by 2030.

She urged other PAC-12 police departments to do the same. Since then, all PAC-12 universities with permanent police chiefs have signed the 30 by 30 pledge.

Jennifer McRae