Britain’s first black policewoman honoured with lifetime achievement award


Britain’s first black policewoman has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at a ceremony celebrating black, Asian and minority ethnic female officers.

Sislin Fay Allen, 82, joined the Metropolitan Police in 1968, paving the way for other women of colour.

Speaking from her home in Jamaica, Mrs Allen said she feels “honoured and humbled” after being awarded the accolade, following a Sky News report marking 50 years since she first made history.

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Source: Sky News