HerStory

Fanny Kate Boadicea COCKS

Also known as: Kate

Born: 1875

Died: 1954

Special Achievements:

1915 - One of two first police women in Police Force in British Empire (Adelaide).
1906 - First female Probation Officer for Juvenile Defenders (Adelaide)
One of two first police women to receive same pay and conditions as policemen.
1915 - Became first Principal of Women Police in South Australia.
With Annie Ross founded the South Australian Women Police Branch.


Resources

  • Image - Fanny Kate Boadicea Cocks

    Photographer: unknown

    South Australian Police Historical Society