Former officer inspired to join service after escaping forced marriage

Ex beat-cop says PCs who helped her were "wonderful" and "ahead of their time".

Former WMP PC Rashid

Former WMP PC Rashid

Date - 18th July 2016
By - Helena Hickey - Police Oracle
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A former officer beaten by her family for refusing to go through with a forced marriage says the support of police officers inspired her to join the service. The former West Midlands Police officer, identified only as Rashid, was just 13 years old...
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