History of Women in the City and Metropolitan Police

Watch these two videos recorded specially for Women’s History Month where one of the team from the City of London Police Museum talks to Dr Clare Smith from the Metropolitan Police Heritage Service about the history of women in both police services.

The History of Women in the Metropolitan and City Police

The first video explores the early years of women in both forces and how far they have come to today and will premiere on Friday 12 March at 2pm .

The Redesign of the Police Women's Uniform by Normal Hartnell

The second video details the commission for the designer of the Queen’s wedding and coronation dresses, Norman Hartnell, to design uniforms to help recruit women into both police services, and will premiere on Friday 19 March at 2pm.