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Members of the S.A. Women's Police Force in 1934: front: l-r: Melva Harris, Daisy Rose Curtis, Fanny Kate Boadicea Cocks, Maud Mary Wilcher (Mrs), Mary J. Poole, Margaret Ottoway. Back: Ethel Frances Gleeson, Mary A. McCarthy, Isobel Eunson, Jean Campbell, Adeline Williams, Constance McGrath, Maude Priest. Photo: State Library of South Australia

Time and place: The remarkable career of SA's first female police officer

In the latest installment in our series on South Australian history, we examine the pioneering career of Kate Cocks - the first woman to be appointed a police officer in the British Empire.