Etta Fallon


Etta Fallon was the first women policewoman with Margaret Dugan and Justina Eller in 1918 and they were the only woman officers for many years. She promoted to Sergeant in 1943 with Dugan, retiring in 1948 as the only woman on the force, as the other two women had died. She was assigned for many years to the Family Court


F-02, Fallon, Etta C., Newark News Morgue, Newark Public Library

Cummings, Charles, “Meet the Exemplary Women Who Enriched the City” Star Ledger June 6, 2002

“Sgt. Etta Fallon Will Retire” Star Ledger July 23, 1948