British Association for Women in Policing 

100 Years 100 Women 1950's to 1970's 


Jessie Alexander (1936-1966)

Chief Inspector, Nottinghamshire Police

The second female police officer in the City Force to serve for 30 years.


Helen Welburn   (1949 -1977)

Superintendent, Cheshire Constabulary      

Introduced probationer of the year award, which has been running ever since


Kathleen Parrot & Ethel Bush

Police Officers, Metropolitan Police Service   

First women to receive the George Medal in 1955


Marion McMillian MBE, BEM              

Police Officer, Police Service of Northern Ireland     

Established the women police branch in 1943 Royal Ulster Constabulary 


Sislin Fay Allen (1968-1972)  

Police Constable, Metropolitan Police Service

First black female officer to be recruited 


Stella Kathleen Solomon             

Police Officer, Northamptonshire Police

The first female police officer in Northants


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