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Black and blue : one woman's story of policing and prejudice / Parm Sandhu.

By: Sandhu, Parm.
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2021Description: 323 pages, illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781838952648.Subject(s): Sandhu, Parm | Great Britain. Metropolitan Police Service | Policewomen -- England -- London | Police -- England -- London | Discrimination in employment -- England -- London | Minorities -- Employment -- England -- LondonDDC classification: 363.2082 Summary: "At the point of her retirement from the Metropolitan Police Service in 2019, Parm Sandhu was the most senior BAME woman in the capital's police force. She was also the only non-white female to have been promoted through the ranks from constable to chief superintendent in the Met's entire history. In this enthralling memoir, Parm chronicles her journey from life on the outskirts of Birmingham as the fourth child of immigrants from the Punjab to the upper echelons of the Met. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage aged just 16, Parm made the decision to escape to London with her newborn son and later joined the police as a constable." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Autumn 2021
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"At the point of her retirement from the Metropolitan Police Service in 2019, Parm Sandhu was the most senior BAME woman in the capital's police force. She was also the only non-white female to have been promoted through the ranks from constable to chief superintendent in the Met's entire history. In this enthralling memoir, Parm chronicles her journey from life on the outskirts of Birmingham as the fourth child of immigrants from the Punjab to the upper echelons of the Met. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage aged just 16, Parm made the decision to escape to London with her newborn son and later joined the police as a constable." - Book cover

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