HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department needs more police officers.

HPD held a recruitment event catered to women on Saturday, July 23 at the Aloha Tower Marketplace.

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KHON2 previously reported that women make up just 13% of its force in Honolulu, according to HPD.

It’s the same ratio nationwide.

HPD said the starting salary for a police recruit is just over $65,000.

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The next recruit class will start on Aug. 17.