News Release
May 22, 2006
Contact: Rusty Payne
DEA Public Affairs

Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE)
To Host Open Career Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Women who desire a career in law enforcement have a unique opportunity to begin their professional journey thanks to Women in Federal Law Enforcement’s (WIFLE, Inc.) upcoming Career Day. Open to the public, this event will take place at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC on June 19, 2006 from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.

The Capital Hilton is conveniently located at 1001 16th St. NW, and is located near the Farragut North (red line), Farragut West (orange/blue lines), and McPherson Square (orange/blue lines) Metro stations.

The theme of this year’s Career Day is “Law Enforcement IS for YOU.” Representatives from a wide variety of agencies will be available to discuss their experiences, challenges, and opportunities for women in federal law enforcement. In addition to Career Day, workshops will be held to provide attendees with more detailed information about careers in federal law enforcement.

Admission is free.

WIFLE, Inc. is a professional organization that seeks gender equality within the federal law enforcement community through the recruitment, retention, and promotion of qualified women. WIFLE, Inc. has also developed an information sharing and support network for all women in law enforcement.

For more information about WIFLE, Inc. and about the fair, visit

SPECIAL NOTE: DEA Deputy Administrator Michele Leonhart has provided audio comments on the Women in Federal Law Enforcement Career Fair. To access, please do the following:  

Dial 888-557-6494
Enter: 711, 712
Listen and record for media or personal use.
(Note: You will need to dial separately for each quote)