Tough but rewarding time as top woman cop

By Andrew Drummond
Updated June 13 2021 - 12:05pm, first published 12:00pm
Former Victoria Police chief commissioner Christine Nixon is a trailblazer for women in the forces.

It was the early 1970s when three freshly-minted policewomen were pictured in uniform, swinging their handbags beneath the newspaper headline 'The darlings of Darlo'.

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