11 women who helped shape policing

Press/Media: Research


Article published ahead of the Annual Training Conference of the International Association of Women Police (IAWP), Cardiff, 23-27 August 2015. The article presents a list of some of the most influential women in policing over the past 100 years, and states that this is an edited version of a list of female firsts in British police forces compiled by academics Victoria Anker and Dr Louise Jackson. The article also refers to the exhibition organised by Anker and Jackson at the Conference. It features a quote from an interview with Anker. There are 26 'Likes' and 17 Comments in response to the article, mostly referring to influential women or debating the extent to which gender norms within policing have changed.

Period15 Aug 2015

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  • Title11 women who helped shape policing
    Media name/outletPolice Oracle
    Producer/AuthorJosh Loeb
    PersonsLouise Jackson, Victoria Anker