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Choose from 193 pictures in our Wpc collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Woman police officer Annie Matthews, Hyde Park, London Featured Print

Woman police officer Annie Matthews, Hyde Park, London

Woman police officer Annie Matthews (nickname Big Ben), on duty at the children's lido in Hyde Park, London. Before joining the Met Police, Annie worked as a housemaid at Glamis Castle in Scotland. She joined the force in July 1919, but left in July 1922 during the period of the so-called Geddes Axe, when the government of the day reduced the number of policewomen from 112 to 20. However she rejoined in December 1922 and continued to serve until December 1949. Date: 1939

© Metropolitan Police Authority/Mary Evans

CS Winifred Barker and Superintendent Shirley Becke Featured Print

CS Winifred Barker and Superintendent Shirley Becke

Winifred Theodora Barker (c1909-1995), third commander of the Met Police A4 (Women's) Branch, rising to the rank of Chief Superintendent in 1960. Seen here (right) sitting at her desk, with Superintendent Shirley Cameron Becke (nee Jennings, 1917-2011), who followed Barker as fourth commander of the A4 Branch from 1966 to 1973, standing at her side. Date: circa 1950s

© Metropolitan Police Authority/Mary Evans

Group photo, women police officers outside KLM offices Featured Print

Group photo, women police officers outside KLM offices

Group photo, ten women police officers of the Met Police, outside the KLM (Dutch airline) offices. They were on their way to Nijmegen, to take part in the Marches. Those present include WPS Olive Reeve and WPCs Betty Neale, Gillian Ingall, Glynis Davison, Diane Johns, Eileen Dudley, and Carol Keir (or Gibson). Women police officers first took part in the Nijmegen Marches in 1952. Date: 1957

© Metropolitan Police Authority/Mary Evans