Pulling rank on the boys in blue

Pickard, Jane
August 1995
People Management;08/24/95, Vol. 1 Issue 17, p24
Discusses the attempts of women police officers in Great Britain in raising awareness to the problems faced by women officers. Purpose of establishing the Senior Women Officer's Advisory Group; Issue on how to enhance the importance of senior policewomen.


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