Manchester Police peelers relaxing photographed around This is one of the very earliest images of policing in the Greater Manchester Area. The foundation of British policing was greatly influenced by some-time Home Secretary and Prime Minister,
Penny Paper (1842) THE BIRTH OF DETECTIVES In early April 1842, Daniel Good murdered his common-law wife Jane Jones. The incident was a serious embarrassment for the police. Not only had they allowed a murder suspect to escape, but Good was only recaptured thanks to the vigilance of a civilian, not a serving officer. http://victoriandetectives.wordpress.com/2013/07/15/the-birth-of-detectives-in-the-met/
Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force. At one point there were night watchmen employed by the City of London.
A City of London Police Constable directs traffic at the junction of Fleet Street and Chancery Lane in The buildings on the left have been replaced with modern buildings, the buildings on the right are largely intact.
Brighton Police Sports team in 1902. The ‘B’ Division were winners of the Fire Brigade Challenge Cup. During this period, all the emergency services were the responsibility of the Police and a proportion of the Force were trained and employed as firemen. It was not until 1922 that a separate Fire Brigade was formed.
“ ”Leave this to us sonny - You ought to be out of London” 1939 Operation Pied Piper : The evacuation of civilians in Britain during the Second World War was designed to save the population of urban or military areas in the.