Book Discussion on A Different Shade of Blue

Adam Eisenberg talked about his book A Different Shade of Blue: How Women Changed the Face of Police Work (Behler Publications; July 15,… read more

Adam Eisenberg talked about his book A Different Shade of Blue: How Women Changed the Face of Police Work (Behler Publications; July 15, 2009). In his book he chronicles the history of the Seattle police force starting in 1912 along with comments from fifty policewomen. He explores the history of women in the local police force as an example of how he believes integration of women changed the face of police work nationwide. At this event he was joined by three of the officers whose stories were told in his book. He then used slides to illustrate the history of women in the Seattle Police Department. After his presentation the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.

This event was held on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. at the Elliott Bay Book Company. 

Adam Eisenberg is commissioner of Seattle Municipal Court, where he presides over traffic matters and criminal cases. He is a former prosecutor and is an advocate on domestic violence and mental health issues.

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Book Discussion on A Different Shade of Blue

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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