How Things Have Changed

Woman Police Constables Felicity Dunkerley and Frances Bingham modelling the 2 different types of hats for policewomen - at change over from old style white hat to hardened bowler Autumn 1985. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 440)
Woman Police Constable Di Gibbs modelling the new hat and cape. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10739)
Photograph from Dave Hanks and further information from Martyn Hillier
Margaret (Maggie ) Hall modelling the new issue ‘blouse, summer’ At the time the women complained that they were a real pain to launder/iron, but apparently they did look smart. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10733)
Photograph from Dave Hanks and further information from Martyn Hillier
Early 1970s when the uniform for Women Police Constables changed. This is Sue Dawkins (then Sue Wakefield) bringing in a prisoner. The “prisoner” was a member of the typing pool. The women’s department had a mini as their department vehicle. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10727)
Photograph from Dave Hanks and further information from Martyn Hillier
Early 1970s when the uniform for Women Police Constables changed. This is Sue Dawkins (then Sue Wakefield) bringing in a prisoner through the front door. The “prisoner” was a member of the typing pool. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10728)
Photograph from Dave Hanks and further information from Martyn Hillier
Female prisoner being put into the cells. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10735)
Photograph from Dave Hanks and further information from Martyn Hillier
Women Police Constables, possibly Winifred Norman (left) and Margaret Hall, on patrol 1960s? (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2092)
This page was added on 03/02/2021.

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