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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We always welcome your contributions to the British Police History website. In April, we held our first competition for a chance to win a one year subscription to our sponsor, Collectilogue, the online British Police Insignia Catalogue, by contributing to this website.
We are pleased to announce the winner is Dax of the British Transport Police, Lancashire, for the contribution toward the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Police pages. Many thanks to all of the contributors.

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