HC Deb 27 March 1929 vol 226 cc2443-4W

asked the Home Secretary how many women police officers attached to the Metropolitan police force are detailed for plain clothes work; and whether it is intended to organise a special branch for this work?


Two women police officers are employed permanently in plain clothes, whilst others are occasionally so employed from time to time. The whole question of women

Date. Men. Women. Juveniles. Total.
21st January, 1929 4,110 4,474 470 9,054
25th February, 1929 3,898 4,243 422 8,563

police and their duties is under the consideration of the Commissioner at the present time.

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