• Short Summary

    Jamaican Sislin Fay Allen becomes the first black woman police officer to join the force.

  • Description

    London.

    Various shots of a police training centre where a mock accident is staged and two police women go and question the witness. One of the policewomen is Jamaican and the first black woman to be taken on in the force. MS. Jamaican police woman Sislin Fay Allen and her colleague, coming out of door of Peel House. GV. Exterior of the Peel House.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/02/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3229.20
    Media URN:
    90259
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:44:00 / 01:57:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 4331 B

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The policewoman featured here is Sislin Fay Allen.

  2. British Pathé says

    Fantastic - thanks. Anyone have any more information on Sislin Fay Allen?

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