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FBI focusing on hiring more female agents

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Posted at 12:41 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 13:41:02-04

HOUSTON — The FBI is currently recruiting across the country.

They are especially looking for more women to join the bureau.

Currently women in the FBI make up about 15 percent of the total agent population.

One of the nation's most exclusive agencies is now heavily recruiting for more women to join the most inclusive law enforcement agency.

The bureau keeps a conscious effort to increase employee diversity, looking for women who would make great additions as agents.

Shelby Coppedge visited their field office in Houston to find out what it takes to join the FBI.

She has the story tonight on KRIS 6 news.