Pioneering police officer;
Born March 25, 1925 ; Died: June 1, 2012
Irene Crichton Livingstone was a well-known police officer who joined Ayr burgh in 1951 as a plain clothes policewoman as there were no uniformed women at that time. The introduction of uniforms in 1952 was quite a talking point in Ayr prompting a child to say to his mother: "Look, a wummin dressed as a polis".
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