B r i t i s h   P o l i c e   H i s t o r y

 

 

From the early days of rattles and whistles forward to modern radios and mobiles, these pages present the origin and follow the development of policing in Britain. Steeped in tradition yet advancing with the times, the fascinating histories of these police forces await you here.

 
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— Select a letter below to view the list of forces in alphabetical order —
 
  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z  

— Select a year below to view the list of forces in chronological order —
 
  1775 1800 1825 1850 1875 1900 1925 1950 1975  2000
— Select a count below to view the list of forces by force size —
— Select a type below to view the list of forces by unit —
     

Do you have photographs of officers or photographs relating to policing in Britain?

If you do, we would be delighted to include them on these web-pages.

Please send your photographs to michael@british-police-history.uk

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