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Met remembers PC Sandhu, UK's first female Asian and Sikh officer

Today (1 February) marks 50 years since PC Karpal Kaur Sandhu joined the Metropolitan Police as the first female Asian officer in the UK, "a true pioneer and ahead of her time".

PC Karpal Kaur Sandhu

PC Karpal Kaur Sandhu

Date - 1st February 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The Met is holding a virtual event to remember her life and legacy and mark her “unique contribution to policing”. She served for two years from 1971 to 1973 when she was killed by her husband who was against her joining the Met. PC...
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