Women in the force

David Aspland

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


The chapter provides a history of the role of women in the NSW Police Force since 1915. It looks at their duties, the social acceptance of women in policing together with the change of the police culture. It considers the barriers that were encountered by police women over time and looks at the uniforms and equipment with which they were issued
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTrue blue
Subtitle of host publication150 years of service and sacrifice of the NSW police force
EditorsPatrick Lindsay
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherHarper Collins
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780732293888
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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