Employment of Women Police: publications

Scope and Content

Consist of:

- 'The Englishwomen's review of social and industrial questions', vol 39, no 4, 1908 (covers of volume are loose - fragile)

- 'Bristol Training School for Women Patrols and Police', Annual Report for 1918

- 'The status of policewomen', by D Peto taken from 'The Shield', 1919

- 'Report of the committee on the employment of women on police duties', Cmd 877, London, HMSO, 1920

- 'Women Police' International Council of Women, Sep 1920

- 'The history of the official policewomen', National Council of Women of Great Britain and Ireland, c. 1922

- leaflet 'Metropolitan Police Women Patrols and the Geddes Report', National Council of Women of Great Britain and Ireland, c. 1922

- 'Women police. Answers received from the Chief Constables of 31 out of 37 Police Forces employing women police in Oct 1923', National Council of Women of Great Britain and Ireland

- leaflet 'What the Metropolitan Women Police have done', National Council of Women, c. 1924

- 'Report of the Departmental Committee on the Employment of Policewomen', Committee on the Employment of Policewomen, Cmd 2224, 1924

- 'Police (Counties and Boroughs, England and Wales). Reports of His Majesty's Inspectors of Constabulary for the year ended 29 Sep 1919', London: HMSO, 1920. Reports for years 1919 and 1920

- 'Minutes of evidence of the committee on the employment of women on police duties', Cmd 1133, London, HMSO, 1921

- 'Women police in Great Britain', 1924

- 'The NCW and Metropolitan Women Police' by Mrs Carden, c. 1924 (with annotation by Edith Tancred)

- 'Women in custody in police cells', evidence from Edith Tancred, 1926 (publication unidentified)

- 'Progress of the movement for women police' by Edith Tancred, National Council of Women of Great Britain, 1928

- 'Minutes of evidence taken before the Royal Commission on Police Powers and Procedures', 13th public session, London: HMSO, 1928

- 'The work of the women police. An interview' by Elisabeth Kyle, c. 1931

- leaflet 'Women police' for meeting on 11 Mar 1931

- 'Combined report of the Joint Central Committee and the Inspectors', Sergeants' and Constables' Central Committees for the year 1931-1932', London, 1932

- Parliamentary debate. House of Common. On women police, c 1930 referring to the work of D Peto

- resolutions of the National Council of Women of Great Britain, Oct 1932

- Parliamentary debate. House of Commons. Standing committee B. Children and Young Persons Bill. Official Report', 12th day's proceedings, 21 Apr 1932, London: HMSO, 1932

- blank petition sheet from the National Council of Women to be presented to the Prime Minister

- 'Policewomen. The present position: an historical parallel' reprint from 'Bulletin' of the Scottish Justices and Magistrates Association for Nov

- leaflet 'Women Police Petition', National Council of Women of Great Britain, 1934

- pamphlet 'Public questions. A National Federation of Women's Institutes Annual Meeting Record', VWH Press Ltd, Faringdon, Berkshire, 1934

- leaflet 'The need for women police', National Council of Women of Great Britain, c 1934

- leaflet 'Final agenda of the 19th Annual General meeting of the National Federation of Women's Institutes, 15 May 1935

- leaflet 'Women Police' National Council of Women of Great Britain, speech by Edith Tancred at Dominions Conference at Johannesburg on 10-14 Nov 1936

- 'Women police past and present' by Mabel H Cowlin, reprinted from the 'Woman Citizen', Jul 1937

- 'A Text Book. Federated training schools for policewomen and patrols', London: Burt and Sons

- 'Conditions of entry and terms of service as woman police officer' Metropolitan Police Force, Mar 1938

- pamphlet 'Women police', the National Council of Women of Great Britain, 1938

- 'Women Police in Great Britain' from 'Women in Council' Jun 1939

- leaflet 'Metropolitan Police. Brief statement of the conditions of entry and terms of service as a women police officer', 1948

- leaflet 'Policewomen today', 'Women in council', Mar 1948

- statutory rules and orders, 1933 no 722; statutory instruments 1946, no 1799 and 1806 Police, England and Wales, Women; no 1217, The Police (Women) (Consolidation) Regulations 1948; no 1680 The Police (Women) (Consolidation)( No 2) Regulations 1948; no 2735 The Police (Women) (Consolidation) No 3 Regulations 1948

- pages from 'Women in council' on the progress of women police

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

- 'Minutes of evidence taken before the departmental committee appointed by the Home Secretary to review the experience now available in regard to the employment of policewomen...' London, HMSO, 1924 (ref 363.20941 GRE)

- 'Report of a conference on official policewomen', National Council of Women of Great Britain, 1927 (ref 363.220820941 REP)

- 'Reasoned statement on women police', London, 1932 (ref 363.220820941 REA)

- 'Historical sketch of the National Council of Women of Great Britain' by Maria Ogilvie Gordon (May 1937)(ref 942.08 GOR)

- 'It's a woman's work. A career for women', Jun 1939 (ref 363.22 MET)

- leaflet 'Women police in wartime. What is the WAPC?' the National Council of Women of Great Britain, Nov 1939 (ref 363.220941 WOM)

- 'Employment of policewomen', 'Women in council', Apr 1948 (journals)