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Christine Nixon Christine Nixon i(A141097 works by)
Born: Established: 1953 ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

'Christine Nixon became the first female Chief Commissioner of Police in Australia, appointed to head Victoria Police.' (Melbourne University Publishing website)

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Fair Cop 2011 single work autobiography 'In this frank and engaging memoir, Christine Nixon reflects on the journey of a woman deep into a man's world, describing the experiences that shaped her commitment to a model of policing as a community service, committed to caring for society's most vulnerable. She explores the challenges of managing a police force through a period of profound social and cultural change, explains the hidden tensions at the front line of politics and policing and exposes the poisonous culture war within police ranks. Fair Cop candidly shares the public and private stories of Christine Nixon—woman, spouse, citizen, constable—on a journey that encounters tragedy, corruption, ambition and humility.' (Publisher's website)
2012 shortlisted Davitt Award Best True Crime Book
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