Friends of the Metropolitan Police Historical Collection

Items of interest

The proposed Police Musem at the old Bow Street Police Station. For a clearer explanation click here. The Independant Saturday 27th December also has an interesting article.   

Police Sergeant 1st Class Ambrose Rayner

It was unfortunate that the whole of the Ambrose Raynor article could not be included in our latest Peeler.  To read this extremely interesting report by Robert Bartlett just click on the link above.

 

Newsreel Archive stories about the police click here.

Ron has come up with another film to watch, courtesy of the

British Transport Film Collection

and YouTube - Ron thinks the Station Sergeant/Instructor is Eamonn Sheridan,

who he knew as a PC on 'H' Div.

More YouTube footage about the Metropolitan Police can now be found here.

Well worth watching - Man on the Beat - those were the days.

More YouTube footage about the history of the British Police.

 

British Pathe - YouTube

 

Fair Cop a Century of British Policewomen - BBC Documentary 2015

 

A HISTORY OF COMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENTS WITHIN

THE METROPOLITAN POLICE FORCE

BETWEEN 1867 AND THE LATE 1980s.

Part 1 - part 2 - part 3 - part 4

Here's another insight into the personal radio.

 

Metropolitan Police on traffic duty and on patrol in the 1920s in colour.