Women Police Officers

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The Story of Women in

Modern Policing, Sussex 1915-2015

Old Police Cells Museum

Learn about women in policing. Celebrate the success of their journey from marginalised childminders to front line protectors of your community. Visit the Old Police Cells Museum Brighton, explore where a Chief Constable was murdered and celebrate 100 years of women in policing. Sponsored by Evolve, Sussex Police women’s network group, celebrating the heritage, contribution and achievement of women in Sussex who have served their communities as police officers since 1915.

 

Page link: 1883 ‐ 2007
1883 ‐ 2007
Timeline of Female Police Officers within the United Kingdom
Page link: NOSTALGIA
NOSTALGIA
The women who made their mark in history
Page link: 'Male officers thought they could do anything to me'
'Male officers thought they could do anything to me'
Policing in the Seventies involved shocking treatment of policewoman
Page link: In Honour of a Pioneer Policewoman
In Honour of a Pioneer Policewoman
WPC Gladys Moss 1919-1941
Page link: The Women Police
The Women Police
The First Women Police Officers
Page link: History of Met Women Police Officers
History of Met Women Police Officers
History of women police officers serving in the Metropolitan Police
Page link: Fair Cop BBC 4
Fair Cop BBC 4
Daily Mail
Page link: A Fair Cop: Women celebrate 100 years in police force
A Fair Cop: Women celebrate 100 years in police force
Their uniforms came from Harrods and they were only allowed to carry umbrellas, not truncheons... it's the remarkable 100-year history of Britain's female police
Page link: Chief Constables Questionnaires
Chief Constables Questionnaires
A suitable job for a woman?
Page link: NT House
NT House "Carlyle's House" at 24 Cheyne Row
A gem spotted by Mike Laslett
Page link: Mary Adelaide Hare
Mary Adelaide Hare
'Bobby, the Woman Policeman'
Page link: Mary Allen
Mary Allen
Policewoman
Page link: Margaret Damer Dawson
Margaret Damer Dawson
Policewoman