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[Image of a case displaying the uniform worn by Martha Willbanks, Arlington's first female officer]

Description: Photograph of a case displaying the tan uniform dress with badge and arm patch worn by Martha Willbanks, Arlington's first female officer. Officer Willbanks began her career in 1973. In 1986, the Department changed from a tan uniform to a dark blue uniform. Officer Willbanks died in 2001 of natural causes, with the rank of Lieutenant. On the lower left side of the display is a picture of Officer Willbanks in the blue uniform and on the lower right side of the display is a brief statement about her service as an officer.
Date: 1973
Partner: Arlington Public Library