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City of London Police

duties and organisation

Metropolitan Police


black maria, for transporting prisoners (from the Graphic, 27 August 1887)


duties and organisation (1) (2)

'dynamite men'


joining/recruitment (1) (2)

list of divisions and police stations

location of police constables

memories of police in 1850s

Metropolitan Police Office

New Scotland Yard (1) (2)


pay (1) (2)

"police-duty" catechism and pro forma reports

'The Police of London' (article)


Scotland Yard


Thames Marine Police

wanted posters

Perception of Police, Appearance and Character

cosy relationship with servants, whilst on beat

detectives (Punch)

effect of police, 'A police sergeant appears ...'

negative comment

policeman's beat

policeman's character

policeman's uniform and arms

recollections of a policeman

special constables

Police Courts

Bow Street Police Court

list of courts

Police Courts

Police Stations

Hyde Park

inside a police station