Friends of the

Metropolitan Police History

Items of Interest

In order to determine the origin of a police whistle, click on this link - History of the Police Whistle.

Police Sergeant 1st Class Ambrose Rayner

It was unfortunate that the whole of the Ambrose Raynor article could not be included the 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

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.

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