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Britain's first policewoman commemorated

Thousands of pounds raised to ensure trailblazing officer is rightly remembered for generations to come.

Officers across three forces joined to celebrate Edith's life. Pictured: Edith's granddaughter, Margaret Smith, next to Merseyside inspector, Vicky Holden (far left)

Officers across three forces joined to celebrate Edith's life. Pictured: Edith's granddaughter, Margaret Smith, next to Merseyside inspector, Vicky Holden (far left)

Date - 10th December 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
The final resting place of Britain’s first female officer has finally been given a headstone almost a century after her death. Officers from Lincolnshire, Merseyside and Cheshire united to celebrate the life and work of Edith Smith on...
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