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Nostalgia: 'Women porters are all very well, but women policemen - no'

Police Review article from 1918 illustrates reservations many had about female officers.

Edith Smith - the UK's first female police officer

Edith Smith - the UK's first female police officer

Date - 20th February 2018
By - Martin Buhagiar - Police Oracle
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This month marked the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act which enabled some women to vote for the first time. Change was also afoot within the police service. The Women's Police Service had been founded in 1914 and...
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