Marion Sandover. First woman to join Gloucestershire Police 6th May 1918.
Ethel Gale. First Woman Sergeant Gloucestershire Police. Promoted 1st February 1918.
Woman Police Constable Rosa Rouse the first woman police officer to ride a motor cycle on duty. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1260)
Edith Mabel Caroline Lodge. Thought to be the first police woman to marry and complete her service in Gloucestershire.
Edith Mabel Caroline Yeoman. Thought to the the first police woman to marry and complete her service in Gloucestershire.
This photograph was taken when Janet Gray became the first woman assistant Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6093)
Elizabeth Hughes. First Woman Inspector 1963, Chief Inspector 1967 , Superintendent 1967 in Gloucestershire Police.
Maggie Hall. First Woman in Criminal Investigation Department in Gloucestershire Police 1967.
First drug squad 1967. Left to right Woman Police Constable M. Hall; Inspector R. Pitman; Woman Police Sergeant D. Blowen; Police Sergeant D. Button; Woman Police Constable Davis 1967. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 222)
Ros Edwards. Thought to be the first woman on Gloucestershire Police Traffic Department 1977.
Detective Sergeant R. Hall and Detective Sergeant M. Hall at front of Police Headquarters - first husband and wife team in Gloucestershire to receive Police Long Service and Good Conduct medals. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 416)
Ann Green. First woman to rise through the ranks of Gloucestershire Police (to Superintendent) without having come though the Women's Department.
Cindy Purnell. First woman in Gloucestershire Police Dog Section . 1st October 1990.
Suzette Davenport. First Woman Chief Constable Gloucestershire Police 2013.
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This page was added on 05/03/2018.