First Woman to Lead Cambridge University’s Private Police Force
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September 28, 2018: In April, BRITAIN’S first female bomb disposal expert became the first woman to lead Cambridge university’s private police force.
Lucy Lewis, 54, was appointed as University Marshal — a post that dates back to 1620 — and leads the institution’s constabulary, which was set up in 1825.
She has the powers of a regular constable within a five miles radius of Great St Mary’s in Cambridge.
The mum-of-two, who was in the Army from 1989 to 1998, said: ‘I am delighted and deeply honoured.’
Original story: First female top cop at uni in 400 years (www.metro.news)
Read more about Ms. Lewis: Papworth Everard Women's Institute newsletter
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