Historical information

A group of police women taken in the 1950s at the St Kilda Road Police Depot. Third from the right, standing, is Gwenyth Elva Carr, born at Glenhuntly on 19 July 1917. Elva led the first women's Street Patrol in the uniform they designed themselves. The first patrol was on the night of 13 January 1948 when they arrested a woman for being drunk and disorderly.

Physical description

A group of police women in the 1950s taken in front of the Police Depot in St Kilda Rd.