Portland Policewomen

Year 1996

Creator Amelia Walchli

Contributor Siobhan Skye Rohde

Story type Photography

Town Portland

County Cumberland


In 1974, the Portland Police Department hired their first full-time female police offices, bringing change to the police force. Amelia Walchli captures the roll that women have and continue to play within the Portland Police Department and how they adapt to a field that is mostly comprised of men.

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