The contents for each Journal are as follows:
Volume 1. 1986 A brief History of Fingerprint Identification. A Watershed in Policing. Capital Punishment. Paper Pursuit. A Collector. Killed in the Execution of Duty. The Policeman Died on February Night. Police Duty - 50 Years Ago. Establishment of Devon County Police.
Volume 2. 1987. Military & Popular Disorder in England 1790-1801 Collecting Police Force Histories Towards an Oral History of the Police. Choosing the Chief Constable of Buckinghamshire, 1896. The Bideford Potato Riots, 1816. Captain "Swing" and the West Sussex Disturbances. Commonwealth Police Forces. The Croydon Police 1829 - 1840. The Dover Borough Police Force 1836-1943 The Origin of Walsall Borough Police Force. A Rural Police Force in 19th C Leicestershire-Oadby Kings Police Medal for Gallantry. Stimulating Environmental Commitment in the Inner City. The Murder of a Codsall Constable. History of the Police Surgeon.
Volume 3. 1988. History of the Police Surgeon. The Thames Police. The North-Eastern Rhodesia Constabulary. Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820) A very being clothed with Divinity Kings Cross. Police Connection. Juliet Bravo. A Short Story of the New Zealand Police. The Murder of P.C. Couchman at Dover 8th September 1844. F.J.Crawley. Chief Constable of Sunderland Borough Police 1915-1925. The Recollections of a Provincial Policeman. Introducing Blyth. Murder Most Foul. The Newcastle Upon Tyne City Police 1836-1969 The Burwell Enclosure Riots in 1851. Leicestershire’s First Chief Constable. Frederick Goodyer (1839-1876) Sergeant Harry Wells V.C.
Volume 4. 1989. The North West Mounted Police. Incorporating Maoris Into the New Zealand Police. Policing in Nottinghamshire. Mob Rule in the Streets of Brighouse. Waltham Abbey Police - The Early Years. Police Raison d’Etre - The History of Fear of Crime. More Things Than Dreams. Police Firemen. Finding a Marble and Breaking a Window. Crime as Entertainment - And Should It Be? The Reigate Police. Policemen and The Charge of the Light Brigade. The Killing of Constable Smith. Some Interesting Items. Force Histories. Developments In The Office of Chief Constables 1835-1985.
Volume 5. 1990. The Establishment and Development of the Worcestershire County Constabulary 1839-1843. Buckingham Borough Police 1836-1889. The Police and Mount St. Bernard’s Reformatory. Living In. Disturbances at the Docks and other stories. The Special Constabulary - an historical view. A Murderous Attack at Cwm Cille Farm. The Barotse Native Police. The Luckiest Man Alive. Martha Tabram - The Forgotten Ripper Victim. The Indian Police 1861-1947 The Tardis.
Volume 6. 1991. Arms & the Policeman. "Who Was The First". Memories of a Wireless Man - Thomas George Cole. The First Years of the Northern Rhodesia Police. Superhuman Special. Local Men & Strangers - Prospective Chief Constables of Grimsby Borough 1930-1936. A Gallant Soldier/Policeman. Joseph Lane A.K.A. Joseph Francis. The Shooting of Sheriff Keen. The Killing of P.C. Snow. Test Your Knowledge - Would You Have Been Recruited? Inspector John Pearman. Robert Paterson, Sergeant, Glasgow City Police. Social Structure and Law in the 18th Century and The Emergence of The New Police. Index to volumes 1-5.
Volume 7. 1992. Special Constables in the 1st & 2nd World Wars. Constabulary in the Crimea. The Last Parish Constable to be Murdered Mr. Superintendent James Bent. The Northern Rhodesia Police and the Defence of Northern Rhodesia. 1914-1916. Romford Police - The Anniversary of a Change. Sgt. Robert Patterson of the Glasgow City Police. The Fort Stikine Disaster. Desperate Riot in Seven Dials.
Volume 8. 1993. A Photographer Recalls the Great Train Robbery. The Northern Rhodesia Police and the Conquest of German East Africa. Captain P.B. Bicknell - 45 Years a Chief Constable. Responsibility Without Authority: The Experience of Nigeria Police Force Officers in the Management of Native Administration Police Officers in Northern Rhodesia 1919-1966. The Middlesex Constabulary. The Speedy Dispatch of Patrick Herbert Mahon. Obituary - RN List for 1905 The Special Constabulary in Walthamstow 1940-1943. Police Aviation in the UK.
Volume 9. 1994. The Politics of Rule 43. The Murder of Constable Bailey. The NRP and the Last Years of the Charter. Sidney Chamberlain OBE, DFC 1899-1974. The Metropolitan Police in Surrey. Sam Radford. GM. Chief Constables - Some Things You Never Knew. The Origins of the British Transport Police. The Watchman’s Clock. The Metropolitan Police Consolidated Index.
Volume 10. 1995. Was Jack The Ripper a Policeman? Grant Us Our Gendarmes! A Moorland Mystery. George Edalji in Prison. The Special Constabulary Book of Remembrance. Chief Constable:The Road to the Top (via Australia). The Oscar Wilde File - Epitome. Constructive Malice and the Murder of Police Officers. Gallant Man in Blue. The Metropolitan Police and the Anti-Fascists 1934-1940.
Volume 11. 1996. Iniquity Smith and the Vice Society. Convict to Copper : The Early Police in Australia. A Gloucestershire Tragedy. Personality and Methods of Policing of Northern Nigeria. Police Gallantry. Police Under Scrutiny:The Inspectors of Constabulary 1856-1990. The Northern Rhodesia Police 1924-1932. Friends of the Metropolitan Police Museum. The Croydon Poisonings of 1928-1929.
Volume 12. 1997. Crime in a Victorian Country Town Walter Dinnie, Policeman. 1852-1923 A Second Gloucestershire Tragedy. The Rise & Fall of Basil Thomson. 1861-1939. The Northern Rhodesia Police 1932-1939. Inspector Peter Lennon. A Story of Heroism & Betrayal. More Than Just a Square Mile. The Career of Stephen English. Essex Police Museum. A Prompt & Plucky Rescue. Alex Riley : A Unique Aboriginal Tracker.
Volume 13. 1998. The Mona Lisa is Missing. The Zeal of Sergeant Drury. The Murder of PC Thomas Henry Scott. A Fortunate Police Fire Chief. Murder at Wormwood Scrubbs. The Norfolk & Norwich River Police. The Legacy of "Rotten" John Smith. An Unusual Prosecution. The NRP and the Second World War. The Penzance Axe Murder. Murder of a Suffolk Policeman. Conan Doyle and the Bullet-Proof Uniform. The Changing Image of Policing in TV Drama. 1956-1996.
Volume 14. 1999. Sir Edward Richard Henry. The Policeman’s Grave. Flying Squad! Inspector Barrett. The Death of S/Sgt. Thomas Green. Courtesy Cops. Post War Reconstruction: The NRP 1946-1953. ‘Lest We Forget’. National Police Officers Roll of Honour. A Cape Policeman. Kent Police Museum. Entrusted With Arms. And finally... PHS Conference 1998.
Volume 15. 2000. The Policeman From Doles Ash. The Bicentenary of the Paris Prefecture of Police. Chief Officers of Borough Police Forces in Surrey. Glasgow Police Pioneers. If You Want To Know The Time - Pre-War Policing in Norwich. Notes Made At The Time. The Killing of Constable May. The Policeman’s Sword. PC K19 Henry Matsell, Lincolnshire Police. Mounted Enforcement Out West. Greeno - Master Detective The Killing at the Hole In The Wall.
Volume 16. 2001. The Murder of the "Town Sergeant" The Ash Vale Murder Case. Bow Street in the Black Country. The Murder of Mr. Solomon. The Enigma of Richard Gorges. Kent Mounted Constabulary, 1912. The Cardboard Van. The Forgotten Laws of History. The Death of a Policeman. The "Petrol" Derby. Research News.
Volume 17. 2002. Jack the Ripper - the Search for a Suspect. A Will to Die For. The Strange Case of Elizabeth Price. Murders with a Touch of Class. Doctor William Palmer - Serial Killer. Nothing New Under the Sun. The Crowborough Chicken Farm Murder. Forgotten Philanthropists - Frederick Rainer. Another First for Brighton Police. Kent Mounted Constabulary.
Volume 18. 2003. The RAF Mounted Unit The Great Upheaval A Police Murder in Hertfordshire The Artist Murders With a Touch of Class The Race Track Gangs Arundel Park's Unsolved Murder The Vanishing Citizens of London The Irish Revenue Police
Volume 19. 2004. New Light on the Wallace case The Little Leighs Body Snatchers The Death of a Detective Unit Beat Policing The Metropolitan Police Removal Service A Butcher of Ampthill Murder with a Touch of Class Colonial Police Forces; Theory and Practice A Man of Most Excellent Character Inspector Donaldson
Volume 20. 2005 Bedfordshire Mounted Policemen Hats off for McHardy Police Money Major Farran Some Gallant Victorian Policemen The Boys in Blue The Unknown 'Guvnor' To the Mountains and Back Again "We Didn't Do Trauma" The Birmingham Town Hall Riot The Riot at Chipping Norton "Copping It" on Wartime Roads A Compleate Historie of Ye Police?
Volume 21. 2006. The Count of Scotland Yard Grantham's other First Lady Law and Order in Bridgwater Scrambled Egg and Dead Seagulls The Victorian Police in Japan The Lincolnshire Fivers The Very Model of a Modern Chief Constable The Hackney Watch The Medals of Frederick Dismore
Volume 22. 2007 The Fingerprint Man Irish Revenue Police Nothing New Under the Sun Part 2 Cambridge Borough City Police in the Post War Years One of Our Colonies is Missing The Gentlemen Ride By The Murder of a Lincolnshire Policeman Policing Denbighshire 1800-1850 Rowley & Brock Get Ahead with Their Hats Obituary - Stewart Harris Lt Col. Sir Charles Rowan and Sir Richard Mayne Sir Arthur Young KBE, CMG, CVO, KPM The Anti-Nuclear Movement
Volume 23. 2008. The Inspector The 'B' Specials Fasten My Garter The Unsung Heroes Mere Military Colour Guildford's First Policeman The Death of A Chief Lt Col Pulteney Malcom Joseph Briggs The Other Gallant 600
Volume 24. 2009. Charles Mandeville - Guildfords First Policeman Where did all the Coppers go Leeds Auxiliary Fire Brigader A Policeman in the Family Police Transport US Style York Minster Police The Knobkerrie Killing The AA versus Surrey Police
Volume 25. 2010. Poor Jennie - The Jennie Percy Case Inspector Thomas Simmons, Essex Constabulary She took them all to Jail, Black Maria Pictures from the Past, T Division Metropolitan Police The Richardsons Keeping the Peace in WW1 - The Manx Police Surrey's Wartime Dream Team Britain Under Attack, 1884 James Cramer, 1915-2010 Fortunately the Only One?
Volume 26. 2011. The Forgotten Hero – Peter Farmery One from the Net The Unfaithful Footman – Roy Ingleton Police Family History & DNA – Derek Roper Howard Vincent – Adrian James A Victim of Crime – Kemi Rotimi William Biddlecombe – Bob Bartlett
Volume 27. 2013. Special Constable Jasper Jackson Mellet - Mike Shaw It Aint What You Say - Heather English The Metropolitan Supts - Derek Griffiths Thomas Watson - Judith Millar Police Welfare Initiatives - Richard Cowley Sir John Dunne Cheif Constable - Alan Bryant Crime & Corruption in the Early Police Force - Tom Andrews Sudden Death - John Solway Who Remembers - Paul Dew Preparing for War - Terry Stanford The Aylsebury Association - Brian Fludgate
Volume 28. 2014. Suspect device at Salisbury – John Tompkins The Great Glasgow Bank Robbery of 1811 – Alastair Dinsmor The Quaker and the doctor: cases of John Tawell and James Cockburn Belany – Len Woodley Willoughby George Fox, Chief Constable of Derbyshire, 6 January 1857 – 5 April 1873 – Terrence Johnson & Mike Baker Inspector John Soutar Suttie, Arbroath Burgh Police : died on duty 8 March 1914 – Patrick W Anderson Kincardineshire Constabulary history – Geoff Marston The Russian militia (police) forces, 1917 – 1920 – Elena Ananyeva The Police Service of Scotland: some reflections on the past, present and future – Kenneth Scott The forgotten fallen : British Palestine Police graves in Israel – Anthony Rae The Kray Twins and Joe Louise – Maurice Elvyn Oakes
Volume 29. 2015. Obituary : The Lord Knights of Edgbaston Goodbye Bramshill – Martin Stallion Peace Preservation Force – Peter Williams The Broad Arrow – Ralph B. Lindley The Bardney Bread Riot – Susan Payne The Oath of a Parish Constable The Oaksey Committee Detective Caminada and the Manchester Cab Mystery – Angela Buckley A Puzzle Solved! Notes on a Fire Engine Photograph – Ralph B. Lindley Plague, Pestilence and Policemen – Paul Dew John Henry Hayes, the Policemen’s MP – Richard Cowley Found in a police notebook: Constable David McDonald – Patrick W. Anderson Hopker’s Summons Headings Charles Bates, PC Northamptonshire Constabulary Rewards for Long Service (and Good Conduct?) – Richard Cowley North Riding of Yorkshire Special Constabulary – Ralph B. Lindley Rules to be observed by all Police Constables The Private Prosecutions Societies The Slouch Hat Where did the Tardis come from? – John Bunker Sir James William Olive, KBE, KPM Code of a Killer – Robert Cozens And further use of DNA Standing astride two worlds: The Native Police Corps, New South wales 1837-1859 – David Aspland Who was the youngest Chief Constable? The Coventry Blitz, November 1940 The British Police Memorial, Cyprus Policing Cyprus 1878-1959 The Hull Borough/City Police 1836-1974 : Chief Constables The Hull City Police : Honours and Awards Humberside Police : Antecedents Postscript … Addendum to the 2014 Journal
Volume 30. 2016. The leadership contribution of the (Royal) Irish Constabulary Athelstan Popkess: The twenty-first century's greatest Chief Constable? – Tom Andrews John Smith, Durham Constabulary 1855-1883 WPC Olive Kemp. The first WPC of the Buckinghamshire Constabulary – Lisa Edwards The memorial to PC65 Allen Mason, Surrey Constabulary – Robert Bartlett East Suffolk Constabulary 1863 – Fred Feather Yarns from the Beat A forgotten source for research. The Minutes of the Standing Joint Committees Operation Overlord and the Worcestershire Constabulary – Bob Pooler British Police Forces without published histories North Riding Constabulary. The Queen's Crown Helmet Plate – Ralph B Lindley Buckinghamshire Constabulary. The Queen's Crown Helmet Plate – Len Woodley Distinctive Police Badges Thirty years ago. Selective press cuttings of 1986 National Association of Retired Police Officers. Towards a century of service – Angela Buckley Keep to the West please' said the Traffic Warden in 1722 – Paul Dew We also serve' The Dickin Medal John Kempster and the Police Review 1893-1992 The National Guild of Police Ringers – Richard Cowley A narrow escape. The tale of PC Harry Hunter at the Bombardment of Acarborough, December 1914 – Ralph B Lindley An English Gentleman' Joseph Davidson Sowerby, Chief Constable of Plymouth 1892-1917 – Kim Stevenson Torquay District Police 1835-1870 Devon Constabulary 1857-1966 Postscript ….. Addendum to the 2015 Journal
Volume 31. 2017
Volume 32. 2018 Exploring British Policing during the Second World War by Clive Emsley A Police Officer and a Gentleman by Clive Emsley Chief Constable Thomas Oliver by Gill Whitehouse The Post War Reconstruction of Police in Germany by Tim Wright The Life and Times of Police Sergeant John Knowles by Paul Dixon "A Somewhat Serious Accident" by John Thorncroft The Race Course Police by Jeff Cowdell and Peter Kennison The Murder of Huddersfield's Head Constable by Colin Jackson Bagnigge Wells Police Station and the "Fantastic PC Fox" by Fred Feather Gladys Irene Howard (1916-2017): A Portsmouth Police Pioneer by Clifford Williams Light Duties or Ebenezer Scrooge and the Cheshire Hoard by Elvyn Oakes Thomas Bottomley: Probably Bradford's Longest-serving Victorian Police Constable by Gaynor Haliday The Murder of Constable John Long of the New Police in 1830 by Martin Baggoley The Cousins who became Chief Constables by Tony Moore The Teapot and Police Constable 107 William Lawrence by Mick Shaw From Imprisonment to Patrol: The Role of Some Suffragettes in the Development of Women Policing by Clifford Williams Who Killed John Bunker? A Suspicious Death in Rural Devonshire in 1851 by John Bunker The Policeman and The Sheep Stealers: Police Constable 273 Robert Walker, West Riding Constabulary by Colin Jackson The Llangibby Massacre by Jan Bondeson
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