Edna was a first she paved the way for women as police officers

Edna Hopksin

Edna Hopksin

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There are a number of famous women who have paved the way for progress in the battle for gender equality.

But there are also the unsung heroines who led the way in female firsts without public accolades to celebrate their forward thinking.

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Edna Hopkin, from Ossett, was one of those important women as one of Yorkshire’s – and the country’s – first policewomen.

 

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