Friends of the Metropolitan Police Historical Collection

Oral History Catalogue

Below you will find records of the interviews carried out over several years with men and women who have, or in some cases, still are serving in the Metropolitan Police Service.

We are adding to our records on a regular basis and more interviews will be made available.

In the meantime please explore and listen to those interviews we currently have on our website.

List of Inteviews

Officer RefRetirement RankDivisions ServedSpecialist ServiceListen
Officer 01SuperintendentG, H, P, C, E, NSY A Dept., RInterview
Officer 02Detective SergeantC,SCID. Undercover dutyInterview
Officer 04ConstableInterview
Officer 05ConstableCIDInterview
Officer 06InspectorTooting, Bromley, Rochester Row, Marylebone, Bexleyheath, W, P, R, A, D and COneInterview
Officer 108SuperintendentInterview
Officer 11Chief SuperintendentC (Bow Street) L (Brixton), M (Peckham and Carter Street), R (Sidcup, Bexleyheath, Greenwich), N ( Kings Cross)Discipline, Complaints, Inspectorate, Courts, PublicAffairsInterview
Officer 116ConstableInterview
Officer 118InspectorInterview
Officer 14CommanderA, G, D, SCommunity Liaison Officer. Public OrderInterview
Officer 18Police ConstableP (Lewisham)hames Division / Marine Support Unit.Interview
Officer 19Detective ConstableB (Chelsea)C10 (Stolen Car branch)Interview
Officer 20InspectorX (Uxbridge) Q (Kilburn) T (Twickenham) L (Kennington, Cavendish Road) TSG, Discipline Office Women Police Association.Interview
Officer 21Chief InspectorN (Dalston), C (Bow Street), Y (St Ann's Road), G (Stoke Newington)Training SchoolInterview
Officer 22SuperintendentS (Golders Green), D (Harrow Road), Q (Wembley)TSG, Complaints InvestigationInterview
Officer 23SuperintendentA (Hyde Park), C (West End Central), X (Southall), T (Feltham), S (Golders Green), B (Notting Hill), Q (Kilburn)Air Support Unit, Diplomatic Protection GroupInterview
Officer 24Detective SergeantG (Hackney) Commercial Street.CadetInterview
Officer 29Detective SuperintendentL, M, Y, SC6 Fraud Squad Tanzania. Training SchoolInterview
Officer 31(District) Chief SuperintendentInterview
Officer 33Sergeant X (Ealing), Q (Kilburn), F (Hammersmith & Fulham)Interview
Officer 34PSWembleyInterview
Officer 36SergeantF (Hammersmith) T (Bedfont)Interview
Officer 37PCS, E, K, CO and N.SPG, Home Beat OfficerInterview
Officer 38Chief InspectorInterview
Officer 61PCR (Woolwich), Deptford.Interview
Officer 62SergeantD (Marylebone Lane), Y , S Finchley, Golders Green, Barnet, Woolwich dockyardInterview
Officer 63ConstableD Tottenham Court Road and West End CentralInterview
Officer 64Constable K (Plaistow, Canning Town and Limehouse). X Division (Ruislip)Interview
Officer 65Detective Sergeant L, M, N, Y, CROCID CRO.Interview
Officer 69Detective SergeantH, A (Cannon Row), E (Bow Street), J (Chadwell Heath and Barkingside), K (Harold Hill), N (Kings Cross)Cadets Stolen cars.Interview
Officer 77Detective SergeantInterview
Officer 80Detective ConstableInterview
Officer 84SuperintendentInterview
Officer 99ConstableInterview